Acceptable Use Policy-AUP and Code of Conduct
Internet access has been established for educational purpose and must be consistent with the district’s curriculum and Common Core/ Sunshine State Standards. There should be no expectation of privacy while utilizing the DCPS network, computers, or any device connected to the network.
Duval County Public Schools (DCPS) has the right to place reasonable restrictions on the material accessed or posted through the system. Students are expected to follow the rules set forth in the Code of Student Conduct, Acceptable Use Policy (AUP) and the law while using the Internet and network resources.
The School Board of Duval County Public Schools is committed to providing a safe, positive, productive educational environment. The use of the internet or an electronic device to convey any communication, image or illustration which causes or contributes to the intimidation, harassment, abuse, or disparagement of students and staff is strictly prohibited. This includes any such communication, image or illustration that is prepared or originates off school grounds and adversely impacts the educational environment at school for students or staff.
Disciplinary action of inappropriate use of computers and internet will abide by the Code of Student Conduct. Other possible disciplinary actions include, but are not limited to: suspension or limited access of the internet, network, or computer access; school suspension and/or expulsion; and appropriate legal action civil and/or criminal.