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Student Handbook 2016-2017

The Guidance Charter School Tablet Use Agreement PLEASE READ THIS DOCUMENT CAREFULLY. STUDENT AND PARENT SIGNATURES ARE REQUIRED. This Tablet Use Agreement (“Agreement”) allows the undersigned student to temporarily use a mobile tablet device (“tablet”) owned by The Guidance Charter School (“GCS”) for educational activities as well as a technology package including technical support and licensed software. Under this Agreement, GCS will provide tablets for students to use during school hours. Tablets are provided at no cost to the student or parent. GCS promotes the use of networked computer technology in its educational program in order to facilitate learning and teaching through GCS’ 1 to 1 Tablet Device Program. GCS will make every effort to ensure that the tablet and information technology services are used responsibly by students. Students are expected to act in a responsible, ethical and legal manner in accordance with this Agreement, GCS’ Acceptable Use Policy for internet access, accepted rules of network etiquette, and Federal and State law. Acknowledgment and Agreement with GCS’ Acceptable Use Policy: In addition to this Tablet Use Agreement, students who use GCS’ tablet and information technology services are expected to understand and agree with GCS’ Acceptable Use Policy for internet access. Please make sure that you have read and understand that agreement as well. By signing this Agreement, you also acknowledge and agree to comply with GCS’ Acceptable Use Policy. Use and Alterations: Students and Parents shall not make any alternations, additions, or improvements to the tablet. Under no circumstances may a student alter or upload personal data onto the tablet. Tablets will be scanned daily for any and all content. Ownership: GCS is the sole owner of the GCS tablet and accessories, components, and/or peripherals. Nothing in this Agreement shall be interpreted in a manner that transfers ownership to the Student or Parents. Student’s use is granted temporarily and may be revoked by GCS at any time with or without cause. STANDARDS FOR MOBILE TABLET DEVICE CARE Student is responsible for safekeeping of the GCS tablet in accordance with these standards. Student shall:  Never loan the GCS tablet to other individuals;  Adhere to GCS’ Acceptable Use Policy and, when in doubt, ask the classroom teacher;  Not remove the Tablet ID Number or other school property identifiers;  Keep food and beverages away from the GCS tablet;  Not disassemble any part of the GCS tablet or attempt any repairs;  Not place decorations (such as stickers, markers, etc.) on the GCS tablet;  Understand that the GCS tablet is subject to inspection at any time without notice and remains the property of 44 GCS;  Report any problems, loss, damage, or theft to the classroom teacher, Executive Director or designee immediately and no later than the next school day;  Pay for the replacement of all GCS tablet accessories, including, but not limited to, power cords, battery, stylus (if applicable), and tablet case, in the event any of these items are willfully damaged, lost, or stolen; Page 1 of 3  Be financially responsible for all willful damage, loss, or theft of the GCS tablet; and  Be aware that GCS’ insurance provider may deny coverage for damage to a tablet resulting from “user abuse.” Examples of “user abuse” include, but are not limited to, the following: leaving cables plugged in when storing


Student Handbook 2016-2017
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