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Computer Lab Policies and Procedures

Question: I am looking for a comprehensive Policy and Procedure document for students in a computer lab. The IT Guy says: There are a wide variety of lab policies available online. The Riverside Brookfield High School Computer Lab policies and procedures are representative as well as the Reeths-Puffer High School
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Question: I am looking for a comprehensive Policy and Procedure document for students in a computer lab.

The IT Guy says:
There are a wide variety of lab policies available online. The Riverside Brookfield High School Computer Lab policies and procedures are representative as well as the Reeths-Puffer High School Library Media Center. In an elementary setting, the Will L. Lee Elementary School's Computer Use Procedures are excellent.

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