LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — A recent audit of the Los Angeles Unified School District found that more than $2 million worth of computers, mostly iPads, could not be accounted for.
The review, done by the LAUSD’s inspector general, also found the district lacked an effective tracking system, thus losses could be even higher, the Los Angeles Times reported.READ MORE: Karen Bass Officially Kicks Off Her Run For Mayor Of Los Angeles At Saturday Event
“There was an increased potential for fraud, misuse and abuse of District resources,” the report found.READ MORE: Police Investigating Shooting In South Los Angeles
The district spent approximately $67 million over two years to buy 70,000 computers and tablets from Apple and vendor Arey Jones.
Earlier this week, Superintendent John Deasy sent a letter to the Board of Education notifying them that he is ending his contract with Apple, essentially scrapping the district’s iPad program.MORE NEWS: Strike Averted: IATSE And AMPTP Have 'Basic Contract' Agreement, Per Officials With The Theatrical Stage Employees Union
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