Essential Guide to Digital Citizenship for CIPA and E-Rate

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E-rate is complicated. But complying with the Children's Internet Protection Act (CIPA) -- a requirement of E-rate -- doesn't have to be. What is E-rate? Who is eligible to receive E-rate support? What is E-rate?

Digital Citizenship: From Compliance to Moral Imperative

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The June 1 deadline is rapidly approaching for school districts to comply with the Children’s Internet Protection Act (CIPA) so they can receive E-rate funding. The federal government's E-rate program provides discounts to school districts on services including Internet based on their percentage of students with low socio-economic backgrounds. School districts that receive E-rate funding must meet two important stipulations: Filtered Internet.

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K-12 Districts Keep Students Safe with Web Filters and Monitors

EdTech Magazine

The tools augment lessons in which students are taught to use the internet responsibly. Anything they do on the internet is recorded: the videos that they’re watching, their queries on Google or Bing, the sites they tried to see but couldn’t because they were stopped,” he says. As the technology director at Harpeth Hall, Justin Dover works to provide a layer of safety for students’ internet access. K-12 Districts Keep Students Safe with Web Filters and Monitors.

The Edtech Revolution: 2010 – 2017

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” In 2000, the FCC created the Children’s Internet Protection Act (CIPA). CIPA requires schools and libraries to install measures to protect children from obscene or harmful content in exchange for discounts offered by the E-rate program. By 2012, all school Internet safety policies had to include educational programs detailing proper online behavior, cyberbullying awareness and response.

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How K–12 Schools Can Use Next-Generation Content Filtering to Keep Students Safe

EdTech Magazine

Congress passed the Children’s Internet Protection Act (CIPA) in 2000, tying E-rate program discounts to a school’s internet safety policy. Even in the absence of a federal update, K–12 administrators can look carefully at their current internet safety policy. The internet of today bears l ittle resemblance to the internet of 20 years ago , and website blocking software likely needs to change, too.

The 2 Biggest Barriers To Learning in Modern Schools - Consideration 7

The Innovative Educator

They also understand that Chromebooks last as long and are as sturdy as traditional laptops and despite the myth, they realize, just like laptops, you don’t need the internet to access your core suite of tools. What remains are the two biggest barriers most public schools and districts struggle with and must find a way to overcome to prepare children for success: 1) High speed internet access on any device Starbucks has figured it out.