Board Policies – Section I – Instructional Program
IIBGA – Children’s Internet Protection Act (See IIBGC)
The district shall implement and enforce an Internet safety plan meeting the requirements of both the federal and the Kansas Children’s Internet Protection Act (CIPA). The superintendent shall develop a plan to implement the Children’s Internet Protection Act.
Such plan shall include technology protection measures and such other measures as deemed appropriate to address the following issues:
1. Access by minors to inappropriate matter on the Internet and World-Wide Web;
2. The safety and security of minors when using electronic mail, chat rooms and other
forms of direct electronic communications;
3. Unauthorized access, including so-called “hacking” and other unlawful activities
by minors online;
4. Unauthorized disclosure, use and dissemination of personal information regarding
5. Measures designed to restrict minors’ access to materials that may be harmful to
For the purposes of this policy, “minor” shall be defined to mean any student who is under eighteen (18) years of age. The board charges the superintendent to develop the CIPA implementing plan so that all 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 internet 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: May 13, 2015