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iPad Rollout in LAUSD Hits a Snag as Students Bypass Device Restrictions

iPad Rollout in LAUSD Hits a Snag as Students Bypass Device Restrictions

If the aim of the $30 million rollout of iPads in the LA Unified School District were to improve the students hacking skills, you can probably call the project a success already. The LA Times is reporting that the distribution of iPads to all 640,000 students in the district may be delayed after high school students in the district figured out a way around the restrictions that had been placed on the devices.

Keyboards for the iPads

9to5Mac:

While the school networks block apps such as Facebook while at school, a personal profile was used to limit usage of the devices when taken home. Within a week, children at Theodore Roosevelt High School had worked out that deleting this profile removed the restrictions …  

As a temporary stopgap measure, the district has banned the use of the iPads in students homes.

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