Computer Network Responsibility
Broward Community Schools Computer Network Responsibility Agreement Community, Technical, and Adult Education 2017-2018 Major Provisions:
- Use of computers, networks, and online telecommunications systems must be related to students’ educational activities.
- Students must recognize that computers, networks, and equipment used to support online telecommunications systems are shared devices, and agree to use them in ways which will maintain their continued operability for all users.
- No illegal activity may be conducted using the District’s computers, networks, or online telecommunications systems,
- Students must not access or distribute offensive, obscene, inflammatory, or pornographic material.
- Students shall not intentionally spread computer viruses, vandalize data, infiltrate systems, or degrade/disrupt computer and/or network performance.
- All users of computers, networks, and online telecommunications systems shall adhere to laws regarding copyright.
By purchasing and attending a Broward Community School class, students acknowledge the following:
- I understand that Policy 5306 describes the acceptable use of computers, networks, and online telecommunications systems.
- I agree that use of these computers, networks, and online telecommunications resources will be done in accordance with these rules and regulations (not all which have been listed here).
- I understand that failure to follow these rules may result in disciplinary actions, denied or restricted use of computers, networks, and online telecommunications systems, or appropriate legal measures being taken.
- I recognize that the District has taken every reasonable measure to ensure that the information accessed over computer networks and through online telecommunications systems is appropriate.
- I recognize that the District cannot completely control all of the information published by way of the thousands of computer workstations on its networks or by way of connected online telecommunications systems. I agree not to hold the School Board responsible if controversial material is inadvertently accessed on a school computer.