How to block websites in K-12 schools

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Abide by internet safety laws. The federal Children’s Internet Protection Act (CIPA) was enacted in 2000 and requires schools to have an internet safety policy in place to receive E-rate program discounts.

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

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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.

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

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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.