LA to Give Every Student an iPad; $30M Order

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According to biographer Walter Isaacson, changing the textbook market was a pet project of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs, even in the last year of his life. At a dinner in early 2011, Jobs told News Corp. Chairman Rupert Murdoch that paper textbooks could be made obsolete by the iPad. Jobs wanted to circumvent the state certification process for textbook sales by having Apple release textbooks for free on the tablet computer.

Apple said 10 million iPads are in use in schools today. The company said that when the rollout is completed, Los Angeles will be the largest school district in the nation to provide each student with an iPad.

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4 thoughts on “LA to Give Every Student an iPad; $30M Order

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  2. Oh yeeaa!!! thats really going to get those scores up new innovating concept in education from the state that brough us Ebonics. No lets not restore discipline and respect in schools lets find a RAT hole to throw more tax payer money down (not to mention apple stock holders)

  3. In case you believe this, I have some land in the florida everglades I want to sell you. I don’t believe it. I am betting that only the privileged get IPads and they can afford to buy them for themselves. This is just another take the low income kids out of the loop of the game plan to educate. Sickening.

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