6:235-E1 – Student Authorization for Electronic Network Access

This form accompanies Administrative Procedure 6:235-AP1, Acceptable Use of Electronic Networks. It must be signed when students will have unsupervised Internet access or when supervision will be minimal. Please submit this form to the Building Principal.

Dear Parents/Guardians:

Our School District has the ability to enhance your child’s education through the use of electronic networks, including the Internet. Our goal in providing this service is to promote educational excellence by facilitating resource sharing, innovation, and communication. Students and their parents/guardians need only sign this Authorization for Electronic Network Access once while the student is enrolled in the School District.

The District filters access to materials that may be defamatory, inaccurate, offensive, or otherwise inappropriate in the school setting. If a filter has been disabled or malfunctions it is impossible to control all material and a user may discover inappropriate material. Ultimately, parents/guardians are responsible for setting and conveying the standards that their child or ward should follow, and the School District respects each family’s right to decide whether or not to authorize Internet access.

With this educational opportunity also comes responsibility. The use of inappropriate material or language, or violation of copyright laws, may result in the loss of the privilege to use this resource. Remember that you are legally responsible for your child’s actions. If you agree to allow your child to have an Internet account, sign the Authorization form below and return it to your school.

Authorization for Electronic Network Access Form

Students must have a parent/guardian read and agree to the following before being granted unsupervised access:

All use of the Internet shall be consistent with the District’s goal of promoting educational excellence by facilitating resource sharing, innovation, and communication. The failure of any user to follow the terms of the Acceptable Use of Electronic Networks will result in the loss of privileges, disciplinary action, and/or appropriate legal action. The signatures at the end of this document are legally binding and indicate the parties who signed have read the terms and conditions carefully and understand their significance.

  • I have read this Authorization form. I understand that access is designed for educational purposes and that the District has taken precautions to eliminate controversial material. However, I also recognize it is impossible for the District to restrict access to all controversial and inappropriate materials. I will hold harmless the District, its employees, agents, or Board members, for any harm caused by materials or software obtained via the network. I accept full responsibility for supervision if and when my child’s use is not in a school setting. I have discussed the Acceptable Use of Electronic Networks with my child. I hereby request that my child be allowed access to the District’s electronic network, including the Internet.

Parent/Guardian Name (please print) :  _________________________________

Parent/Guardian Signature:  _________________________________________

Date:  __________________

Date Adopted:  10/12/2011