In Case You Missed It: The K-12 Articles You Should Read This Week

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In this installment of ICYMI, we look at LAUSD’s upcoming hardware purchases, edtech adoption across the country, E-Rate funding requests, and special education. Here are the K-12 articles we think you’ll find interesting this week.

L.A. Unified Aims for Tech Flexibility

Los Angeles Times Article

Looking to move past last year’s iPad-procurement missteps, LA Unified School District will allow each school to select one of six types of computers for its students in 2014-2015. Read the article. . .

Survey Offers Snapshot of K-12 Edtech Adoption

Edtech Magazine Article

The Software and Information Industry Association (SIIA) released the results of its annual edtech survey (pdf) during ISTE this week. Edtech Magazine has a rundown of some of the biggest takeaways. Read the article. . .

Charter Schools Requesting More from E-Rate

EdWeek Article

A study by Funds for Learning concluded that charter schools are applying for 79% more funding per school building from the E-Rate program than other public schools. EdWeek’s Michele Molnar discusses some possible reasons. Read the article. . .

D.C. Special Ed Lags Far Behind

Washington Post Article

The D.C. Council is considering legislation to address wide-ranging problems in the District’s special ed program, which D.C. Education Committee chairman David Catania recently described as, “a crisis.

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