LAUSD is preparing to launch "Ed," a pioneering AI technology designed to deliver personalized help to kids.
LAUSD is preparing to launch "Ed," a pioneering AI technology designed to deliver personalized help to kids.

LAUSD Launches Groundbreaking AI Personal Assistant for Students


The Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) is set to introduce a groundbreaking AI tool, “Ed,” designed to provide personalized assistance to students, marking a significant advancement in educational technology.

Visionary Leadership and Collaboration Bring “Ed” to Life:

Superintendent Alberto Carvalho unveiled the pioneering initiative during an inaugural event at the Edward R. 

Roybal Learning Center emphasizes the collaborative effort required to realize this transformative vision. Carvalho hailed “Ed” as a culmination of years of strategic planning and partnership building.

Empowering Features Tailored to Student Needs:

“Ed” boasts various features tailored to enhance student experience and support academic success. From reminding students of upcoming tests to providing cafeteria menus and school bus updates, “Ed” aims to streamline everyday tasks and keep students organized and informed.

Expansion Plans and Commitment to Student Success:

Initially piloted with 55,000 students across 101 schools, “Ed” is poised for district-wide implementation pending the success of the trial period. Carvalho reaffirmed that while “Ed” offers invaluable support, it complements rather than replaces the dedicated educators and support staff within LAUSD.

Addressing Concerns and Ensuring Safety:

Acknowledging potential concerns regarding cybersecurity and accuracy, Carvalho underscored the district’s rigorous safeguards and ongoing collaboration with local, state, and national agencies to monitor “Ed’s” development. 

With an impressive accuracy rate of 93%, “Ed” surpasses industry standards. It is supported by robust filtering mechanisms to maintain a safe and inclusive environment.

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