LA Unified: iPads and Politics

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The LA Unified School District will spend $30 million to provide iPads to students — and that's just the beginning. It's the first step in a $400 million plan to give every student a tablet computer in the next two years. Apple is pushing the idea that technology is the key to learning in the new economy. KCRW's Saul Gonzalez has explored the iPads-for-students program with LA Unified officials and others.

Credits

Guests:
Saul Gonzalez - reporter for KCRW. Host, 'There Goes the Neighborhood: Los Angeles' - @SaulKCRW, Timothy Baird - Encinitas School District, Lisa Guernsey - New America Foundation - @LisaGuernsey, Jason Brand - family psychotherapist - @jasonbrandlcsw

Host:
Warren Olney

Producers:
Kerry Cavanaugh, Gideon Brower