At Flood Brook we used to cover the payment thru the school. We now recommend it to the parents and also let them know that they may be liable for any damages to the laptops, most specifically in the event of non-accidental damage. Some self insurance places that we recommend are: http://www.studentinsurancepartners.com or www.worthavegroup.com The parents (or students) can sign up with them directly. They seem to be reasonably priced. D On Tue, Dec 3, 2013 at 9:32 AM, Christopher Moody <[log in to unmask]> wrote: > We have yet to do 1:1 but on staff and student shared computers we dropped > the extended and accidental warranties that the district used to pay. > Insurance companies are in the business of making money and use actuaries > to calculate costs and risks. We have come out way ahead. Of course 1:1 > tends to have a higher breakage rate. > > Chris Moody > Director of Technology > Springfield School District > 802-885-7921 > [log in to unmask] > > > On Tue, Dec 3, 2013 at 9:16 AM, Bryan Thompson < > [log in to unmask]> wrote: > >> All, >> >> Hi, we have a 1:1 with our high school students. We are currently paying >> for accidental damage insurance. We're wondering if other schools are going >> from accidental damage insurance to self-insurance. We're gathering data to >> see if our insurance is more expensive than just having a repair budget. >> >> Bryan >> >> --- >> ♻ Please consider the environment before printing this email. ♻ >> >> Bryan Thompson >> Technology Coordinator >> Winooski School District >> 60 Normand Street >> Winooski, VT 05404 >> 802-655-2555 >> > > -- Dennis DeWeerdt Systems Administrator Flood Brook Union School 91 Rt 11 Londonderry, VT 05148 802-824-6152 [Direct Line] ♻ Please consider the environment before printing this. This email and any files transmitted with it are confidential and intended solely for the use of the individual or entity to which they are addressed. This message contains confidential information and is intended only for the individual named. If you are not the named addressee you should not disseminate, distribute or copy this e-mail. Please notify the sender immediately by e-mail if you have received this e-mail by mistake and delete this e-mail from your system. If you are not the intended recipient you are notified that disclosing, copying, distributing or taking any action in reliance on the contents of this information is strictly prohibited.