Bidding process prevents L.A. district from accessing digital curriculum

02/7/2014 | Los Angeles Times (tiered subscription model)

The Los Angeles Unified School District has been unable to access the curriculum it purchased from Pearson in June to be used on iPads provided by the district because the company is involved in a separate bidding process to provide materials and devices for the district's laptop program. Officials said the district is prevented from viewing the curriculum under a restriction that limits communications during the competitive bidding process "to ensure a level playing field with an open and competitive process."

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