7310: Internet Safety - Filtering

The District shall install and enforce the operation of a technology protection measure that protects against Internet access for both adults and minors to visual depictions that are obscene (pornography), and, with respect to use of computers by minors, harmful to minors. The District shall certify, to the appropriate agencies, that it has adopted policies and rules commensurate thereto, including the monitoring of online activities by minors. The District shall certify, to the appropriate agencies, that it has adopted and implemented an Internet safety policy to address other issues, such as the unauthorized access to inappropriate matter by minors online, the safety and security of minors when using electronic mail, chat rooms, and other forms of direct electronic communication; unauthorized access, including so-called “hacking,” and other unlawful activities by minors online; unauthorized disclosure, use, and dissemination of personal identification information regarding minors; and measures designed to restrict minors’ access to material harmful to minors.  In addition, all students shall be educated about appropriate online behavior, including interacting with other individuals on social networking websites and in chat rooms, and cyberbullying awareness and response.

Date of Adoption
April 16, 2001
Date of Revision
June 7, 2004
May 7, 2012
Reaffirmed
August 21, 2006
October 16, 2006