- Effective: 7/14/1998
- Revision: 3/26/2002
- Board Policy
Jordan School District views the Internet as a valuable tool in communicating with patrons, employees, and students. School Web pages are an extension of the District Web site and should be treated as such. Careful planning and consideration should go into the design and development of any Web site that represents the District.
- Administration Policy
The District Web site is managed by the Office of Communications, which is responsible for posting accurate and updated information on the site. In addition, each local school will have a designated Web representative who will be responsible for the school’s Web site and who will receive periodic training from the District Web Manager.
Every school is encouraged to have a Web site that is developed and maintained in a way that communicates a professional image of the school and District. School Web sites should be designed according to District Web Development Guidelines.
All school and District Web sites must reside on District-owned Web servers. The Director of Information Systems must approve all exceptions. A user name and password will by assigned to the corresponding Web manager. These user names and passwords will be kept confidential.
- Information posted on the District Web site must first be submitted to the Communications Manager with final authorization given by the Superintendent of Schools.
- All materials posted on District and school Web sites must be submitted directly from the person and/or school or department responsible for the information with proper authorization from the principal/supervisor.
- Principals and designated school Web managers are responsible for all Web content. Students may participate in creating or maintaining school or department Web sites under the direct supervision of a teacher or administrator.
- The language used on District/school Web sites must be grammatically correct, free of spelling errors, and appropriate.
- Information that is dangerous, harmful, or not in harmony with Jordan School District’s guidelines, goals, or policies will not appear on District or school Web sites.
- Jordan School District Administration and the Office of Communications reserve the right to audit and/or adjust any materials on all District-sponsored Web sites.
- The following disclaimer must appear on each District/school home page: We have made every effort to ensure that all links leaving this site are appropriate. Jordan School District and [school name] cannot be held responsible for information found on other Web sites.
- Every school and District Web site should have a visible link to the District’s Web site at jordandistrict.org.
- All copyright laws will be respected and adhered to.
- Web sites will be monitored frequently by the Office of Communications, local school principals and department supervisors for appropriateness, accuracy, and legal compliance.
- Local school Web representatives will frequently monitor their Web sites in an effort to keep their Web site free of outdated files.
- Safety and Privacy of Students, Teachers, and Staff
- Personal contact information about students, teachers, and staff members must not be published on school or District Web sites. This includes addresses, phone numbers, e-mail addresses, or any other personal information that could be used by unauthorized persons to identify or make personal contact with students, teachers, or staff members.
- Student names, student photographs, personally identifiable student work, class participation, activities, projects, etc., may be published on school or District Web sites with a signed release from the student’s parent or legal guardian. Without a signed release, no personal information about specific students can be used on school or District Web sites. This policy does not apply to student information systems where information about student’s attendance, grades, and assignments is accessible using login and password information.
- Individuals are not to use Jordan School District resources for personal profit or gain.
- The Board of Education allows advertising and e-commerce on Web sites at both the District and local school level; however, such advertising must adhere to the District’s Guidelines for E-Commerce and E-Banner Advertising.
- Domain Names/Web Addresses
The use of standardized domain names will be adopted by all elementary, middle, and high schools and will be managed by the Information Systems Department.
Student Personal Information Release Form
- Board Directive
The Board supports work-based learning (WBL) programs for students. The Board recognizes responsibilities associated with placing students in work and community environments outside the school setting. The Board also recognizes that consistent practices throughout the six districts in the Wasatch Front South Consortium (Canyons, Granite, Jordan, Murray, Salt Lake City and Tooele School Districts) will encourage employers to participate in work-based learning experiences. Therefore, the Board supports:
- Clear and concise practices across all business, industry and community sites throughout the Wasatch Front;
- Uniform safety procedures across all work-based learning experiences;
- Consistency in WBL forms and procedures used in implementing work-based learning experiences; and
- Compliance with Utah Code §53G-7-902 Public or Private School Internships; R277-915 Work-Based Learning for Interns.
The Board authorizes the Administration to develop and administer a policy for the work-based learning program in Jordan School District.
- Administrative Policy
Jordan School District adopts the WBL forms and procedures found in the Wasatch Front South Consortium Work-Based Learning Manual, as well as the following administrative policy provisions:
- As required by law, procedures shall cover the following areas:
- Training for student interns, student intern supervisors, and cooperating employers regarding health hazards and safety procedures in the workplace;
- Standards and procedures for approval of off-campus work sites;
- Transportation options for students to and from the work sites;
- Appropriate supervision by employers at the work site;
- Adequate insurance coverage provided either by the student, the program, or the District;
- Appropriate supervision and evaluation of students by the District; and
- Appropriate involvement and approval by the parents of students in work-based intern programs.
- All work-based learning experiences shall be consistent with the provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act, Part 520, 29 CFR and Administrative Letter Rulings: Department of Labor, Wage and Hour Division (pp. 226 and 228, July 1996).