St. Paul schools to deliver iPads to all students

But the district and Dell, its partner in the project, have failed to develop a customized platform that could serve students and teachers “directly enough or quickly enough,” Silva said. That work has been halted — with Dell agreeing to refund the $665,000 it has been paid in the form of future technology upgrades.

Matt Mohs, the district’s chief academic officer, said Friday that efforts to meet a 2014-15 platform rollout were ramped up this spring and that it became apparent that “we weren’t going to get what we wanted and what we expected, and likely weren’t ever going to get what we wanted and expected.”

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They finally gave up on their “Dell Tablet” folly and gave them iPads… good choice

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