Why am I filtered on my own computer? Shouldn’t I be able to see what I want to on my own device?
Internet filtering is a requirement of all public schools. The Children’s Internet Protection Act (CIPA) requires all network access to be filtered regardless of the device you use to access it while in a public school. You own your device, but the network you’re using belongs to the school and Internet access will be filtered. Am I still held accountable for the Acceptable Use Policy I signed at the beginning of the school year even though this is my personal device?
Yes, students using a personally owned device must have both the Acceptable Use Policy
and the Device User Agreement signed. The Internet
A student will be allowed to utilize the Internet on his or her own device per the District Acceptable Use Policy
. If a student does not have parental permission to use the Internet and/or online services, teachers will make a reasonable effort to provide an alternative assignment covering the same content standards contained in the Internet based instruction. In the event that equivalent instruction cannot be reasonably provided, an alternative assignment will be given to the student. Email
Student users shall access or use only hudson.k12.oh.us email accounts at school. All student email collaboration shall be done through these district moderated accounts. Online Communication and Social Networking Applications
Student users shall not access or use online synchronous or asynchronous communication applications such as email, chat, blogs, wikis or social networking Web site functions (i.e., discussion threads, document posting, RSS feeds, etc.) while at school. These restrictions apply unless: