Technology Use

This page provides a summary of expectations and consequences. Please click on the Technology Use Agreement below to read the full text.

Expectations for Responsible Use of Technology

Students are expected to use district technology safely, responsibly, and for educational purposes only. The student in whose name district technology is issued is responsible for its proper use at all times. Students shall not share their assigned online services account

information, passwords, or other information used for identification and authorization purposes, and shall use the system only under the account to which they have been assigned.

Students are prohibited from using district technology for improper purposes, including, but not limited to, use of district technology to:

1. Access, post, display, or otherwise use material that is discriminatory, libelous, defamatory, obscene, sexually explicit, or disruptive

2. Bully, harass, intimidate, or threaten other students, staff, or other individuals ("cyberbullying")

3. Disclose, use, or disseminate personal identification information (such as name, address, telephone number, Social Security number, or other personal information) of another student, staff member, or other person with the intent to threaten, intimidate, harass, or ridicule that person

4. Infringe on copyright, license, trademark, patent, or other intellectual property rights

5. Intentionally disrupt or harm district technology or other district operations (such as destroying district equipment, placing a virus on district computers, adding or removing a computer program without permission from a teacher or other district personnel, changing settings on shared computers)

6. Install unauthorized software

7. "Hack" into the system to manipulate data of the district or other users 8. Engage in or promote any practice that is unethical or violates any law or Board policy, administrative regulation, or district practice

9. Record audio or video footage in any class, including a distance learning class, without the consent of both the teacher and principal.

Consequences for Violation

Violations of the law, Board policy, or this agreement may result in revocation of a student's access to district technology and/or discipline, up to and including suspension or expulsion, or, in a Distance Learning environment, whatever disciplinary measures are

feasible and permissible under the Education Code. In addition, violations of the law, Board policy, or this agreement may be reported to law enforcement agencies as appropriate.

Technology Use Agreement