Was L.A.'s $1B iPad program too much too soon?

10/2/2013 | Los Angeles Times (tiered subscription model)

The Los Angeles Unified School District's $1 billion iPad program has been mired in confusion and controversy since it was revealed that some students hacked the devices to access prohibited sites. While some officials tout the program as a success, others have pointed out that the initial rollout has been plagued by glitches, including the hacking scandal and reports that teachers were unable to access needed resources. The issues have led some to question whether the district tried to do too much too soon.

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