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Board Policy 6163.4 / 4163.4

Board Policy 6163.4 / 4163.4

Board Policy

BP 6163.4

BP 4163.4


Student Use Of Technology

The Governing Board recognizes that technology provides ways to access the most current and extensive sources of information. Technology also enables students to practice skills and to develop reasoning and problem-solving abilities. Every effort shall be made to provide equal access to technology throughout the district's schools and classes.

On-Line Services/Internet Access

The Board intends that the internet and other on-line resources provided by the district be used to support the instructional program and further student learning.

The Superintendent or designee shall establish regulations governing student access to technology that are age appropriate. These regulations shall prohibit access to harmful matter on the internet which may be obscene or pornographic and preclude other misuses of the system. In addition, these regulations shall establish the fact that users have no expectation of privacy and that district staff may monitor or examine all system activities to ensure proper use of the system. Students who fail to abide by district rules shall be subject to disciplinary action, revocation of the user account and legal action as appropriate.

Staff shall supervise students while using on-line services and may ask teacher aides and student aides to assist in this supervision.

The district shall oversee the maintenance of each school's technological resources and may establish guidelines and limits on their use. He/she shall ensure that all students using these resources receive training in their proper use.

At the beginning of each school year, parents/guardians shall receive a copy of Board Policy 6163.4 Student Use of Technology, Administrative Regulation 6163.4 Student Use of Technology and the Internet Use Agreement.


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