|Center Line Public School District|
|Bylaws & Policies|
7540.02 - DISTRICT WEB PAGE
The Board of Education authorizes the creation of websites by employees and students of the School District to be published on the World Wide Web. The creation of websites by students must be done under the supervision of a professional staff member. These websites must reflect the professional image of the District, its employees, and students. The content of all pages must be consistent with the Board's Mission Statement and is subject to prior approval of the Superintendent or designee.
The purpose of such websites is to educate, inform, and communicate. The following criteria should be used to guide the development of such websites:
|Content provided in the website should be suitable for and usable by students and teachers to support the curriculum and the Board's Objectives as listed in the Board's Strategic Plan.|
|Content may inform the community about the school, teachers, students, or departments, including information about curriculum, events, class projects, student activities, and departmental policies.|
|Content may provide an avenue to communicate with the community.|
The information contained on the website should reflect and support the Board's Mission Statement, Educational Philosophy, and the School Improvement Process.
When the content includes a photograph or information relating to a student, the Board will abide by the provisions of Policy 8330 - Student Records.
All links included on the pages must also meet the above criteria and comply with State and Federal law (e.g. copyright laws, Children's Internet Protection Act, Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA).
Under no circumstances is a website to be used for commercial purposes, political lobbying, or to provide financial gains for any individual. Advertising may be allowed on a case-by-case basis upon Superintendent's recommendations and Board approval.
If a staff member creates a web page/site related to his/her class, it must be linked to the Board's server.
Pages should reflect an understanding that both internal and external audiences will be viewing the information.
School websites must be located on Board-affiliated servers.
The Superintendent shall prepare administrative guidelines defining the standards permissible for web-site use.
The Board retains all proprietary rights related to the design of websites and/or pages that are hosted on the Board's servers, absent written agreement to the contrary.
Students who want their class work to be displayed on the Board's website must have written parent permission and expressly license its display without cost to the Board.
Prior written parental permission is necessary for a student to be identified by name on the Board's website.Revised 8/4/14
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