Los Angeles Unified school district’s iPad program can’t seem to get off the ground. First, a few industrious students hacked the locked-down iPads almost instantly; now, the former superintendent’s contract with Apple and Pearson is under federal investigation. Amid all the controversy, one question always seems to get brushed aside: if the plan is to preload content from Pearson and lock down other functionality, does it even make sense to buy tablets when all you want is a glorified textbook?
Tip of the hat to nprED.
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