What are the ECF inventory requirements for devices or services purchased for school buses or bookmobiles?
February 28, 2023
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The ECF requires that schools and libraries keep track of and document the devices and other equipment that they distribute, and that includes documenting information about missing, lost, or damaged equipment the asset inventory as follows:
The inventory for devices not provided to individual students, school staff, or library patrons, but used to provide service to multiple eligible users, for example, a Wi-Fi hotspot used to provide service on a school bus, the inventory must include the following information: (a) device type (i.e., laptop, tablet, mobile hotspot, modem/router) (b) device make/model (c) equipment serial number (d) the name of the school or library employee responsible for that device (e) the dates the device was in service
For services used to provide service to multiple eligible users, the service inventory must include the following information: (a) type of service provided (i.e., DSL, cable, fiber, fixed wireless, satellite, mobile wireless) (b) broadband plan details, including upload and download speeds and monthly data cap (c) the (deidentified/anonymized) name of the school or library employee responsible for the service (d) a description of the intended service area (e) the service address (for fixed broadband service only) (f) the installation date of service (for fixed broadband service only) (g) the last date of service as applicable (for fixed broadband service only).