What happens if the Chromebook is stolen?

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In the case of theft, vandalism and other criminal acts, fire, a police/fire report MUST be filed by the student or parent for the waiver coverage to take place.  A copy of the police/fire report will be provided to the principal’s office.  If the student is enrolled in the Device Damage Waiver plan, a $75 fee is required for lost or stolen Chromebooks.  If the student is not enrolled in the Device Damage Waiver plan, the full replacement cost is $275.  If the fully functional device is later found or returned, this fee will be returned to the family.

Please note, the technology department will have the ability to locate a device that is “lost” or “stolen” inside the school building when the device is turned on.  Also, the Chromebooks are only accessed with an active @nixaschools.net account.  In the event the Chromebook is “lost” or “stolen” and turned on, a message will appear that says, “THIS DEVICE IS OWNED BY THE NIXA PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT. IT HAS BEEN REPORTED AS LOST OR STOLEN”.

In summary, if the device is stolen, it will be rendered useless to anyone who tries to turn it on as the technology department will have locked the device.

If a student believes their Chromebook was lost or stolen at school, they should report the incident immediately to building administration. (8)