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Students Faced Unequal Distribution of Remote Devices Due to DOE Mismanagement: Audit

When schools transitioned to remote learning due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Department of Education was tasked with procuring, preparing and distributing internet-enabled iPads to hundreds of thousands of students. However, according to a new audit released by NYC Comptroller Scott Stringer, the agency’s “inadequate controls” over the distribution of the devices resulted in inequitable […]