Parent Resources

Parents and Technology
Acceptable Use Policy
      
            Child and laptop In its continued efforts to comply with the Children's Internet Protection Act, the School Board has adopted and will enforce a policy of Internet safety that incorporates the use of computer-related technology designed to block or filter Internet inappropriate access for minors and adults to certain web sites. In addition LPPS has established guidelines for exploring and using Internet resources within the school district to enhance learning and teaching activities. Acceptable use of these resources shall be consistent with the philosophy, goals and objectives of the Livingston Parish School Board. To ensure that the policies are enforced certain procedures have been identified.
 

Procedures:

 
  1. Include discussion of CIPA and Acceptable Use on the staff back to school agenda.
     
    Keep a copy of the agenda along with the remaining documents on file at your school.

    Circulate
    Teacher Sign In Sheets during discussion for documentation. Points to cover are listed on sign in sheets.

  2. A summary of the LPPS Acceptable Use Policy will be distributed to Students and Parents by schools through the school's Student Handbook.

  3. Teachers will disseminate the information to students. As documentation of discussion, students in grades 3 and above must sign the Student sign in sheet.

  4. The following documents are available to facilitate the process.
Safe Search Engines

It is the policy of Livingston Parish Public Schools that all students using the Internet are pursuing an educational objective and are under the supervision of a teacher.

  Kiddle
Google's Safe Search Engine for Kids; all sites and pictures are children appropriate

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Fact Monster
Free reference site for students, teachers, and parents

KidsClick

KidsClick! 
Web search for kids by librarians

refseek

RefSeek
Great search engine for school research. It is free of advertisements.


CyberSleuth Kids

Cyber Sleuth 
search guide for the K-12 student 


Internet Safety Resources

Notice of Discrimination

The Livingston Parish School Board does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, religion, national origin, disability or gender in its educational programs and activities (including employment and application for employment), and it is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of gender by Title IX (20 USC 168) and on the basis of disability by Section 504 (42 USC 794). The Title IX Coordinator is Stephen Parrill (stephen.parrill@lpsb.org), Assistant Superintendent, P.O. Box 1130, Livingston, LA 70754; Phone (225) 686-7044. The Special Education Director is Dr. Eric Penalber (eric.penalber@lpsb.org); the LPPS 504 Coordinator is Monica Sullivan (monica.sullivan33@lpsb.org), P.O. Box 1130 Livingston, LA 70754; Phone (225)686-4248.

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