About the LAUSD's iPad contract cancellation
Last week, KPCC obtained emails from L.A. Unified officials indicating that the road to that deal wasn't entirely transparent. Now those contracts are being canceled.
L.A.Unified School District's iPad program has received much criticism. Superintendent John Deasy, however, vowed to get a tablet into the hand of every student and teacher. But questions have been raised about the way the program has been rolled out.
Fourteen months ago, the district awarded Apple and publisher Pearson a contract to provide iPads and software to students and teachers. Last week, Southern California Public Radio obtained emails from LA Unified officials indicating that the road to that deal wasn't entirely transparent. Now LAUSD is cancelling those contracts. For more, we're joined by Southern California Public Radio's Annie Gilberstson.