CUPERTINO, California―June 19, 2013―Apple® these days introduced it gained the Los Angeles College Board of Schooling’s approval to start a large roll out of iPad® to its scholars around the faculty district beginning q4. The $30 million dedication for iPads is the primary segment of a bigger roll out for the rustic’s second-largest public faculty district.
“Schooling is in Apple’s DNA and we’re extremely joyful to paintings with Los Angeles Unified public faculties in this main initiative as they plan to roll out iPads to each pupil throughout 47 campuses q4,” mentioned Philip Schiller, Apple’s senior vice chairman of International Advertising and marketing. “Faculties all over the world have embraced the enticing and interactive high quality of iPad with just about 10 million iPads already in faculties these days.”
“The Board voted unanimously for Apple as a result of iPad rated the most efficient in high quality, was once the least pricey choice and gained the easiest scoring by means of the evaluation panel that incorporated scholars and lecturers,” mentioned Jaime Aquino, LAUSD Deputy Superintendent of Instruction. “The vote is any other step ahead within the District’s plan to equip each one in every of its scholars with a tool by means of 2014. When finished, the LAUSD will turn out to be the biggest district within the country to supply each and every of its scholars with the era.”
Apple will supply iPads that come with the Pearson Commonplace Core Gadget of Classes delivered by way of a brand new app as a part of the built-in answer. Apps akin to iWork®, iLife® and iTunes®, along with a variety of instructional third-party apps also are incorporated.