Here at I.S. 278 all students using the computers must adhere to the DOE Internet Acceptable Use Policy.
¨ Students utilizing District-provided Internet access must first have the permission of and must be supervised by New York City Public School System’s professional staff.
¨ Students utilizing school-provided Internet access are responsible for good behavior online just as they are in a classroom or other areas of the school. The same general rules for behavior and communications apply.
¨ The purpose of District-provided Internet access is to facilitate communications in support of research and education.
¨ To remain eligible as users, students’ use must be consistent with the educational objectives of the New York City Public School System.
¨ Administrators and faculty can and may review files and messages to maintain system integrity and ensure that users are acting responsibly.
¨ Maliciously disrupting or harming the school’s workstations, network, and services through such activities as hacking, or downloading, uploading, creating, or spreading computer viruses;
¨ Violating copyright or otherwise using the intellectual property of another individual or organization without permission;
¨ Accessing, uploading, downloading, scanning, or distributing pornographic, obscene, sexually explicit, harassing, discriminatory, or defamatory material;
¨ Accessing another individual’s materials, information, or files without permission; sharing passwords or
¨ Posting web pages for commercial purpose or political advocacy (Material posted on the school server must be reviewed and approved by a faculty member.);