Sunday, November 17, 2013


BOARD BUSINESS:  LOS ANGELES UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT Board Moves Forward With Tablet Rollout: Laptop Pilot and Other Revisions Added to Phase 2

from the Common Core Technology Project “Board Business” THE WEEK OF NOVEMBER 11, 2013

With added material from  Board of Ed Report 129-13-14 Common Core Technology Project Phase 2 and Phase 1L


The Board of Education Tuesday voted to move forward with Phase 2 of the District's Common Core Technology Project (CCTP). The project's goal is to
equip every LAUSD student with thetechnology needed for 21st century


Below is a summary of the amended resolution, which was approved by a 6-1 vote, allowing the District to move forward with Phase 2:

• Nearly 40 schools will receive tablets this spring, giving priority to schools based on need.

24,541 iPads at 38 schools.

• Every remaining teacher and principal across the District will receive tablets, and a related training orientation, currently scheduled for completion by April, 2014.

28,385 iPads

• Schools lacking technology will receive shared tablet carts, so students can participate in field tests of the online Smarter Balanced Assessments, currently scheduled for spring 2014. The assessments are aligned with the new Common Core Technology Standards in English Language Arts and Mathematics.

67,480 iPads in 1,928 carts with keyboards

• Keyboards will be purchased for students in grades 2-12 and half of the students in K-1 participating in Phases 1 and 2.

48,741 keyboards

• In the recently approved amended resolution, up to seven high schools can voluntarily participate in a separate laptop pilot (currently up to one non-Phase-1 high school per Board District).
Additional details to be determined.
• Phase 3 will be voted on by the Board at a later date.
item – from attachment A amount
individual computing devices $ 104,279,165
device carts 7,000.529
learning management system 1,646.453
security 654,242
staffing 1,760,000
contingency (2.5%) 3,291,095
TOTAL $ 134,934,915

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