PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Philadelphia students return to classrooms next week and that means it’s time to make sure all their gadgets are in working order. The Philadelphia School District is now working to repair thousands of Chromebooks.
“You know the family leaves happy every time they come in here,” technician Vanessa Ramos said.
- Total number of student Chromebook repairs beginning July 7, 2020: 28,900+ repairs between the three repair centers
- Total number of weekly repairs between the three sites: 836 repairs total
- Total number of weekly repairs at each site: 60+ repairs per day average at each site
- A total number of weekly device swaps between the three sites: on average 340 devices swapped each week.
- Total number of Chromebooks that were returned to 440 that could not be repaired at the tech centers that were later repaired and used as refurbished device swap outs: 12,853
- Total number of LCD replacements weekly between the three sites: 230
- Total number of charger replacements weekly between the three sites: 150
- Total number of battery replacements weekly between the three sites: 75