Over one million students. That's a big school district, and it's a lot of Chromebooks to service. New York City Schools would be the perfect testing ground for how durable the Chromebooks are. We know that the screens have some flex, but do the Chromebooks being used in New York City Schools tend to have screen problems? If you are a parent, teacher, taxpayer, or school board member, ask if the Chromebooks could use more protection.
Take a look at this article that discusses why the soft cases aren't perfect. Probably nothing is, but New York has the opportunity to use statistical evidence in order to figure out if more is needed to protect the Chromebooks in the district. It might also be nice to have a built-in whiteboard. If your Chromebooks need help staying in good shape AND you want each student to have a whiteboard, then the only option is the Cranium by Educabana.
Brian Jaeger writes columns for respectable websites all over the kingdom.