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How L.A. Unified Got Its iPad Contract

Was the Los Angeles Unified School District’s $1.3-billion iPads-for-all program handled properly? This question has been debated for more than a year — and took on new urgency this week after FBI agents removed 20 boxes of records from school district headquarters. A federal grand jury subpoena said these documents are part of a criminal investigation, which appears to be focused on events leading up to the June 2013 approval of a contract with Apple, the Cupertino, Calif.-based technology giant.