Skip Navigation
Weaving a Secure Web Around Education: A Guide to Technology Standards and Security
  Table of Contents and Introductory Material
Chapter 1
  The Role of the World Wide Web in Schools and Education Agencies
Chapter 2
    Web Publishing Guidelines
Chapter 3
    Web-Related Legal Issues and Policies
Chapter 4
    Internal and External Resources for Web Development
Chapter 5
    Procuring Resources
Chapter 6
    Maintaining a Secure Environment
PDF File (1,119 KB)

Ghedam Bairu

(202) 502-7304

Appendix E - 2: Policies and Procedures (Samples): Technology Resource Use Agreement

(Rochester School Department, Rochester, New Hampshire)

[Education Agency Name]

User Agreement (To be signed by all adult users and student users above grade 5)

I have read, understand, and will abide by the above Acceptable Use Policy when using computer and other electronic resources owned, leased, or operated by the [Education Agency Name]. I further understand that any violation of the regulations above is unethical and may constitute a criminal offense. Should I commit any violation, my access privileges may be revoked, school disciplinary action may be taken, and/or appropriate legal action may be initiated.

User Name (please print)

User Signature                                             Date

Parent Agreement (To be signed by parents of all student users under the age of eighteen)

As parent or guardian of this student, I have read the Acceptable Use Policy. I understand that this access is designed for educational purposes. [Education Agency Name] has taken reasonable steps to control access to the Internet, but cannot guarantee that all controversial information will be inaccessible to student users. I agree that I will not hold the [Education Agency Name] responsible for materials acquired on the network. Further, I accept full responsibility for supervision if and when my child's use is not in a school setting. I hereby give permission for my child to use network resources, including the Internet, that are available through [Education Agency Name].

Parent Name (please print)

Parent Signature                                          Date