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Association of California School Administrators
ACSA: Providing 21st century tools for all students
Posted on 04/07/2014
In moving schools to 21st century learning and teaching, one of the biggest conundrums for educators is how to bring technology into the classroom.   more
NPR: A School's iPad Initiative Brings Optimism And Skepticism
Posted on 10/25/2013
Coachella Valley Unified, a predominantly low-income, agricultural school district in California, is giving every student an iPad. The initiative highlights the problems that districts across the country are facing as they attempt to bring personalized, digital learning to their schools.  more
The Desert Sun: Our Voice: A digital launchpad for student success
Posted on 10/24/2013
The Coachella Valley Unified School District is taking a great leap across the digital divide. It must do so cautiously, but so far things appear to be going right.   more
The Desert Sun: Coachella Valley High School farm to feed needy, train teens
Posted on 10/01/2013
Only a few months ago, this space was an empty, dusty lot. A partnership between a local charity and east valley schools has revived the property, sparking a project to feed the needy while training homegrown farmers.  more
TabTimes: Savvy school district delays iPad rollout to save $430K on new apps
Posted on 09/17/2013
When Apple announced it was going to make several of its paid apps free to new iPad buyers the Coachella Valley Unified School District in Southern California knew it had to act fast and delay buying the iPads it was planning to deploy this week.  more
USA Today: iPads open doors for students in poor school districts
Posted on 09/14/2013
Coachella Valley Unified is one of small number of school districts buying iPads or other tablets for all their students. The district will issue iPads to all students – pre-school through high school – by November.  more
The Desert Sun: Free iPad apps to save CVUSD about $430K
Posted on 09/13/2013
The Coachella Valley Unified School District will save about $430,000 after Apple’s announcement Tuesday that some of its most popular productivity and creativity apps will now be available for free.  more
Blackboard MyConnect
Announcing the New Blackboard MyConnect Portal
Posted on 06/12/2013
Coachella Valley USD is pleased to announce the launch of our Blackboard MyConnect site! This site will enable you to manage...  more