OAKLAND UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT
The Internet and other on-line resources provided by the district are intended to be used to support the instructional program and further student learning. The OUSD network facilities (OUSD-Net) are to be used in a responsible, efficient, ethical, and legal manner in accordance with the mission of the Oakland Unified School District.
Acceptable Use Agreement
Because the Internet contains an unregulated collection of resources, the district cannot guarantee the accuracy of the information or the appropriateness of any material that a student may encounter. Therefore, before using the districts on-line resources, each student and his/her parent/guardian shall sign and return an OUSD Acceptable Use Agreement (See Appendix A). This agreement shall specify user obligations and responsibilities and shall indemnify the district for any damages. The parent/guardian shall agree to not hold the district responsible for materials acquired by the student on the system, for violations of copyright restrictions, users mistakes or negligence or any costs incurred by users.
Certificated staff shall supervise students while using on-line services at the school site, and may ask instructional assistants and student aides to assist in this supervision.
The principal or designee shall oversee the maintenance of each schools technological resources and may establish guidelines and limits on their use. He/she shall ensure that all students using these resources receive training in their proper use.
User obligations & responsibilities
Students are authorized to use the districts on-line services in accordance with user obligations and responsibilities specified below and in accordance with Board policy 6180 and the districts Acceptable Use Agreement.
The principal or designee shall make all decisions regarding whether or not a user has violated these regulations and may deny, revoke or suspend a users access at any time. The decision of the principal or designee shall be final.
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OAKLAND UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT
agree to allow my child to have access to the Internet through the OUSD-Net. I have read and agree to the Oakland Unified School District Student Acceptable Use Policy for Internet Access, and to be responsible for the behavior of my child. I understand that the district cannot guarantee the accuracy or appropriateness of information or material that my child may encounter on the Internet.
I shall not hold the district responsible for materials acquired by my child on the system, for violations of copyright restrictions, users mistakes or negligence or any costs incurred by my child.
I understand that the following is a non-exhaustive list of activities that will not be tolerated, and that violations may result in the loss of account privileges, as well as other disciplinary and/or legal action:
Guardian: __________________________________________ Date: ____________________________
(Signature)Student: __________________________________ Date: ____________________________
(Signature)School: ___________________________________ Grade: ___________________________