Use of the District’s network, electronic devices, and social media must be consistent with the District’s educational objectives, mission, and curriculum.
Transmission of any material in violation of any local, Federal, and State laws is prohibited. This includes, but is not limited to: copyrighted material, licensed material, and defamatory, threatening, offensive, or obscene material.
Intentional or unintentional use of District resources to access or process, proxy sites, pornographic material, explicit text or files, or files dangerous to the integrity of the network is strictly prohibited.
The network may not be used to send or receive messages that discriminate on any protected basis as delineated in the Board’s Anti-Discrimination Policy 5517.
Cyberbullying is prohibited at all times, on school grounds or off, whether using District-owned equipment and networks, social media or personally owned equipment and broadband connections of any kind. See Policy 5517.01, Bullying and Harassment.
Software, services, games, applications, video or audio files, or streaming media without educational value may not be installed, uploaded, or downloaded on school devices without prior authorization by a teacher of administrator.
Use of District or network resources for commercial activities, product advertisement, religious or political campaigning, lobbying, or solicitation is prohibited.
Accessing chat rooms or instant messaging using the District’s network is prohibited.
Bypassing the District’s content filter without authorization is strictly prohibited.
Users may not share their passwords and are expected to act with due care in maintaining their passwords private and secure.
Users may be held personally and financially responsible for malicious or intentional damage or interruptions to network service, software, data, user accounts, hardware, and/or any other unauthorized use.
Files stored on District-managed networks and hardware are the property of the District and may be inspected at any time.
Materials published electronically must be for educational purposes. Administrators may monitor these materials to ensure compliance with content standards.