IIBGA Children's Internet Protection Act
The district shall implement and enforce an internet safety plan meeting the requirements of both the federal and the Kansas Children's Internet Protection Acts (CIPA). The superintendent shall develop a plan to implement the Children's Internet Protection Acts.
Such plan shall include technology protection measures and such other measures as deemed appropriate to address the following issues:
- Access by minors to inappropriate matter on the Internet and World Wide Web,
- The safety and security of minors when usmg electronic mail, chat rooms, and other forms of direct electronic communications,
- Unauthorized access, including so-called "hacking," and other unlawful activities by minors online;
- Unauthorized disclosure, use, and dissemination of personal information regarding minors; and
- Measures designed to restrict minors' access to materials that may be harmful to them.
For the purposes of this policy, "minor" shall be defined to mean any student who is under 18 years of age. The board charges the superintendent to develop the CIPA implementing plan so that all of the protections provided by this policy and the corresponding plan may be afforded to all district students, regardless of their age.
If the district is providing public access to any computer, the CIPA plan shall also implement and enforce technology protection measures to ensure no minor has access to visual depictions that are child pornography, harmful to minors, or obscene. This plan shall be on file with the board clerk and in each school office with Internet access, and copies shall be made available upon request. The superintendent shall ensure compliance with CIPA by completing Federal Communication Commission forms as required.
Approved: KASB Recommendation- 7/01; 6/04; 4/07; 6/09; 6/12; 6/13
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