Reply To: Bring your own guitar
I seriously doubt if there are any legal issues. Many schools across the country have had to depend on students owning their own guitars in order to offer a guitar class due to the lack of funds for purchasing a class sets of guitars. There are actually more issues tied to having a set of class guitars and then allowing students to take a guitar home. That often leads to issues with some ending in litigation. One thing you may want to check on and make sure everyone understands is if your school district’s insurance covers these instruments. In most school districts, the school insurance does not cover theft or damage and that starts from the time a student gets on a school bus. Parents and students should be made aware that there is no insurance coverage for individually owned instruments.