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
should be treated as such. Careful planning and consideration
into the design and development of any Web site that
The District Web site is managed by
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
All school and District Web sites must reside on District-owned
servers. The Director of Information Systems must approve
exceptions. A user name and password will by assigned to the
corresponding Web manager. These user names and passwords will
1. Information posted on the District
Web site must first be submitted to the Communications Manager
final authorization given by the Superintendent of Schools.
2. All materials posted on District
school Web sites must be submitted directly from the person
school or department responsible for the information with
authorization from the principal/supervisor.
3. Principals and designated school
managers are responsible for all Web content. Students may
in creating or maintaining school or department Web
sites under the
direct supervision of a teacher or administrator.
4. The language used on District/school
Web sites must be grammatically correct, free of spelling errors,
5. Information that is
harmful, or not in harmony with Jordan School
guidelines, goals, or policies will not appear on
school Web sites.
6. 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.
7. The following disclaimer must
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
Every school and District Web
site should have a visible link to the
District’s Web site
9. All copyright laws will be respected
and adhered to.
10. Web sites will be
frequently by the Office of Communications, local school
and department supervisors for appropriateness, accuracy, and
11. Local school Web representatives
frequently monitor their Web sites in an effort to keep their
free of outdated files.
D. 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
numbers, e-mail addresses, or any other personal
could be used by unauthorized persons to identify or
contact with students, teachers, or staff members.
2. 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.
policy does not apply to student information systems where
about student’s attendance, grades, and assignments
using login and password information.
1. Individuals are not to
School District resources for personal profit or
2. 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.
F. Domain Names/Web Addresses
The use of
standardized domain names will be adopted by all elementary,
high schools and will be managed by the Information
Info Release Form (.pdf)