Forms & Policies
STUDENT ACCESS TO NETWORKED INFORMATION RESOURCES AND ACCEPTABLE USE PHILOSOPHY
Gateway Borough School District Students have access to the internet
for many academic purposes including, but not limited to, communication,
research, and educational activities. Every student must return the
permission form below before they can be allowed access to school
information research skills are now fundamental to preparation of
citizens and future employees in this Age of Information. The Board
expects that staff will blend thoughtful use of such information
throughout the curriculum and that the staff will provide guidance and
instruction to students in the appropriate use of electronic resources.
Staff will consult the guidelines for instructional materials contained
in Board policy 6161.1 and will honor the goals set forth for selection
of instructional materials.
to telecommunications will enable students to explore thousands of
libraries, databases, and bulletin boards while exchanging messages with
people throughout the world. The Board believes that the benefits to
students accessing electronic and telecommunication resources and
collaboration, exceed the disadvantages. But ultimately, parents and
guardians of minors are responsible for setting and conveying the
standards that their children should follow when using media and
information sources. To that end, the Ketchikan Gateway Borough School
District supports and respects each family’s right to decide whether or
not to apply for independent access.
[BP 5139 (b)]
Please Click Here to access the District Acceptable Use And Internet Access Permission Form.