Generally speaking, schools are not liable for student property stored on
school grounds. One thing that could prevent theft would be to distribute tips to bicyclists on ways to secure bikes on school property. The tip sheet could include the following topics:
Other actions that the school can take to reduce liability would be to install bike racks that are mounted in concrete (rather than moveable racks), and to choose the location in a place that is clearly visible from the school administrative office.
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