All of LA’s 640,000 schoolkids will get free iPads by the end of 2014

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From The Verge:

After signing a $30 million iPad deal with Apple in June, the Los Angeles School Board of Education has revealed the full extent of the program that will provide tablets to all students in the district. CiteWorld reports that the first phase of the program will see pupils receive 31,000 free iPads this school year, rising to 640,000 Apple tablets by the end of 2014. Apple previously announced that the initiative would include 47 campuses and commence in the fall. As part of the deal, Apple will preload iPads with educational resources.

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