Apple's Volume Purchase Plan (VPP) allows us to purchase app licenses in bulk and distribute them to district owned devices. The following steps show how you can check to see if: (1) there is a volume discount when 20 or more licenses are purchased, and (2) whether the app is "Device Assignable." On student/shared devices, apps are required to be "Device Assignable" in order for us to push them out to district owned student iPads. Staff iPads do not require apps to be device assignable.
For all district owned student device (i.e. carts of shared iPads, classroom sets of iPads, etc), apps must be "Device Assignable" for us to push the app to the device. "Device Assignable" is not required for one-to-one staff iPads where Apple ID's are being used.
NOTE: It is up to the app developer whether to...
Once you check that an app is in Apple's VPP for Education store and that it is "Device Assignable," then please open a Web Help Desk ticket and include the name of the app, developer name, link to the app, cost, and barcode number(s) of devices (or cart name) that need the app. For paid apps, please include a budget number.
Article ID: 690
Created On: Tue, Nov 3, 2015 at 1:19 PM
Last Updated On: Mon, Jul 16, 2018 at 9:23 AM
Authored by: Joe Yamada
Online URL: https://kb.nsd.org/article-690.html