Posts Tagged ‘United Teachers Los Angeles’

LAUSD to use construction funds for $500 million to distribute iPads to all students

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By Emma Collins
Reason Foundation

LOS ANGELES – LAUSD recently approved a contract with Apple to buy iPads for 30,000 students, for a total cost of $30 million. They will also be hiring about 15 “facilitators” and providing training and support for the first 47 schools to adopt the program. This purchase is just the first step in a plan to purchase iPads for all 650,000 LAUSD students, with a price tag of about half a billion dollars.
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L.A. school board gives California its second Parent Trigger victory

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By Ben Velderman
EAGnews.org
    
LOS ANGELES – The Los Angeles Unified School District board made history Tuesday afternoon when it unanimously approved a Parent Trigger petition to overhaul 24th Street Elementary School, one of the district’s most dysfunctional schools.  
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