Nev. district bets on ambitious iPad program for math improvements

09/14/2011 | Las Vegas Sun

The Clark County School District in Nevada this year is launching a pilot iPad program for 1,150 middle- and high-school students in four schools, the largest such initiative of its kind. The iPad 2 devices will be loaded with an interactive Fuse Algebra 1 app from Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. The ambitious program will cost nearly $800,000 and is a calculated gamble for the cash-strapped school district, which hopes the program will lead to improved math achievement.

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