Wis. Schools' Move Toward iPads Means May Come with Increased Repairs

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Monday, October 1, 2012

If Wausau School District’s first-year iPad experience is anything like Marathon Venture Academy’s was last school year, educators can expect about 1 in 5 of the devices to break.

Keeping the iPads up to date and organized requires plenty of administrative and technical work. And at times the tablets will cause enough headaches for administrators and teachers to wish Apple never had produced the devices.

“There are days when I just deal with repairs,” said Jeff Reiche, principal of Marathon Venture Academy charter school.

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