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A Tablet in Every L.A. Student's Backpack?

Superintendent Deasy wants to give each L.A. Unified student a high-tech device. That would mean 700,000 pieces of digital equipment costing about $450 million, not counting more than $200 million (and possibly double that) to update the campus' wireless Internet service. But his plan needs work.

Deasy's request for a first-phase infusion of $17.4 million in school bond money fell short by one vote.The vote was only advisory, and the school board could still approve the expenditure, but for now Deasy's office says he has no plans to bring it up again, and that's a good idea.

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America’s School Children Need to Practice Democracy and Freedom 24/7

And it requires a cellular internet connection.

Smartphones Shift STEM Learning to the Field

McGraw Hill Exec: iPad Mini May not be Best for Education

Amid the unveiled alongside the iPad Mini at an event on Tuesday, CEO Tim Cook also brought up Apple’s leading role in education, highlighting the fact that the older full-size iPad had already been adopted by 2,500 classrooms around the U.S. in the two and a half years since it was first introduced.

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iPads (and tablets) in K12: When Will We Get it Together?

An interview with John Martellaro over at The Mac Observer, an Apple focused e-zine, has Christopher Dawson of ZDnet Education thinking ... why can't we get this right?

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The $100 Computer Is Here Today

One-to-one across the nation by 2015 is inevitable.

Captivate Student Curiosity With STEM Apps

The Rise of Digital Content

One Tablet Per Child?

Apps and digital content are on the rise, and the multitouch interface may prove to be a game-changer for K12 schools.
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2012 Horizon Project Preview: Everybody's Talking About It

This "Short List" of emerging technologies, trends, and challenges reveals the thought process behind what will make the final full Horizon Report.

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