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Exhibit 1


Photographs and/or written material will be periodically placed on the Central Union School District Web Page or your school's Web Page at:

Please fill out this permission slip in order for us to use your child's picture or written material on our Web Page.

YES ______ You may use my child's photograph and/or written material on the Central Union

School District Web Page or my school's Web Page,

NO _______ You may not use my child's photograph and/or written material on the Central

Union School District Web Page or my school's Web Page.

__________________________________ __________________________

Signature Date


version: June 10, 2019 Lemoore, California


Exhibit 2

Central Union Elementary School District

Internet and Central-Net Usage Agreement

Internet is a worldwide network connecting millions of computers and growing daily, and Central-Net is the Central Union Elementary School District's (CUESD) intra-district network. A network, which is many individual computers tied together, bringing together information sources and allowing communications with both local and distant computers. The Internet is a tool for lifelong learning, and the District is pleased to offer it to the staff and students.

With this new learning tool, staff and students (collectively referred to as 'users') must understand and practice proper and ethical use. All users must attend training regarding procedures, policy, and security before being allowed access to use the network.

Users must never allow others to use network with their access codes. Users should protect their password to insure network security and their own ability to continue to use the network.

Users agree to abide by the rules of the District when using the network. This may include, but may not be limited to: signing a usage log before using the network, only accessing specific applications on the network, and being restricted from some applications on the network.

Although instructors will monitor Internet use, parents must realize that students may encounter material while using the Internet that they may not consider appropriate or which might be considered offensive. It is the responsibility of both the parent and the student to choose not to pursue such material.

Users violating District rules, classroom rules, or applicable state and federal laws are subject to loss of network privileges and disciplinary action. Students may be given disciplinary action ranging from a failing class grade to expulsion from school.

Before using the CUESD network facilities, the user (staff member or student), and parent/guardian (of a student user), must sign below indicating that he/she are aware of and agree to follow the policies as described above, and the Conditions, Rules, and Acceptable Uses Agreement of the Kings County Office of Education as described on the reverse.

___________________________ ________________________ ______________

Name of User (please print) Signature of User Date

___________________________ ________________________ ______________

Name of Parent/Guardian Signature of Parent/Guardian Date

___________________________ ________________________ ______________

Name of Teacher Signature of Teacher Date


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Exhibit 3

Conditions, Rules, and Acceptable Use Agreement

for usage of Internet via the facilities of the Kings County Office of Education

INTERNET: The Central Union School District has actively pursued advanced technology, to provide access to learning opportunities for our students and staff. We offer high speed INTERNET access through the Kings County Office of Education. Internet is a part of the information superhighway. We believe this computer technology will help propel today's schools into the information age by allowing students and staff to access and use information sources from distant computers, communicate and share information with individuals or groups of other students and staff, and significantly expand their knowledge base. The Internet is a tool for lifelong learning and only begins to open the door to many advanced tools to look forward to.

PROPER AND ETHICAL USE: With this new learning tool students and staff must understand and practice proper and ethical use. All students and staff must attend in servicing regarding procedures, ethics and security involving use of the Internet before receiving an account name and password in order to use the system.


1. Acceptable Use

(a) The purpose of Internet is to facilitate communications in support of research and education, by providing access to unique resources and an opportunity for collaborative work. To remain eligible as a user, the use of your account must be in support of and consistent with the educational objectives of the District. Access to Internet is made possible through an appropriate provider to be designation by Kings County Office of Education at its sole discretion. The Kings County Office of Education and all users of the Internet must comply with existing rules and Acceptable Use Policies, which are incorporated into this document, and are available from the District.

(b) Transmission of any material in violation of any United States or state regulation is prohibited. This includes, but is not limited to, copyrighting material, threatening or obscene material, or material protected by trade secret.

(c) Use for commercial activities is generally not acceptable. Use for product advertisement or political lobbying is also prohibited.

2. Privilege

The use of Internet is a privilege, not a right. Inappropriate use, including any violation of these conditions and rules, may result in cancellation of the privilege. The Kings County Office of Education, under this agreement, is delegated the authority to determine appropriate use and may deny, revoke, suspend or close any user account, at any time, based upon its determination of inappropriate use by account holder or user.

3. Monitoring

The Kings County Office of Education and the District reserve the right to review any material on user accounts, and to monitor fileserver space in order for the Kings County Office of Education to make determinations on whether specific uses of the network are inappropriate. In reviewing and monitoring user accounts and file server space, the Kings County Office of Education and the District shall respect the Privacy of user accounts.

4. Network Etiquette

All users are expected to abide by the generally accepted rules of network etiquette. These include, but are not limited to, the following:

(a) Be polite. Do not get abusive in your messages to others.

(b) Use appropriate language. Do not use profanities, vulgarities or any other inappropriate language. Do not engage in activities that are prohibited under state or federal law.

(c) Do not reveal your personal address or phone numbers of students or colleagues.

(d) Note that electronic mail (e-mail) is not guaranteed to be private. People who operate the system do have access to all email. Messages relating to or in support of illegal activities may be reported to the authorities and may result in the loss of user privileges.

(e) Do not use the network in such a way that you would disrupt the use of the network by other users.

(f) All communications and information accessible via the network should be assumed to be private property.

5. No Warranties

The Kings County Office of Education and the District make no warranties of any kind, whether express or implied, for the service it is providing. The Kings County Office of Education and the District will not be responsible for any damages a user suffers. This includes loss of data resulting from delays, non-deliveries, mis-deliveries, or service interruptions caused by the Kings County Office of Education or the District's negligence or by the user's errors or omissions. Use of any information obtained via the Internet is at the user's own risk. The Kings County Office of Education and the District specifically deny any responsibility for the accuracy or quality of information obtained through its services. All users need to consider the source of any information they obtain, and consider how valid that information may be.

6. Security

(a) Security on any computer system is a high priority, especially when the system involves many users. Users must never allow others to use their password. Users should also protect their password to ensure system security and their own privilege and ability to continue to use the system.

(b) If you feel you can identify a security problem on the Internet, you must notify a system administrator. Do not demonstrate the problem to other users.

(c) Do not use another individual's account without express written permission of the account holder.

(d) Attempts to log on to the Internet as a system administrator may result in cancellation of user privileges.

(e) Kings County Office of Education or the District may deny Internet access to any user identified as a security risk, for having a history of problems with other computer systems.

7. Vandalism and Harassment

(a) Vandalism and harassment will result in cancellation of user privileges.

(b) Vandalism is defined as any malicious attempt to harm, modify, and destroy data of another user, the Internet or other networks that are connected to the Internet backbone. This includes, but is not limited to, the uploading or creating of computer viruses.

(c) Harassment is defined as the persistent annoyance of another user, or the interference of another user's work. Harassment includes, but is not limited to, the sending of unwanted email.

8. Procedures for Use

(a) Student users must always get permission from their instructors before using the network or accessing any specific file or application. FOLLOW WRITTEN AND ORAL CLASSROOM INSTRUCTIONS.

(b) Student users must sign-in legibly on the appropriate log or register in the classroom each time they use the network.

(c) All users have the same right to use the equipment. Therefore, users shall not play games or use the computer resources for other non-academic activities when other users require the system for academic purposes. In addition, users shall not waste nor take supplies, such as paper, printer ribbons, diskettes, or cd's that are provided by the District. All users agree to talk softly and work in ways that will not disturb other users.

9. Encounter of Controversial Material

Users may encounter material that is controversial and which users, parents, teachers or administrator may consider inappropriate or offensive. However, on a global network it is impossible to control effectively the content of data and an industrious user may discover controversial material. It is the user's responsibility not to initiate access to such material. Any decision by Kings County Office of Education to restrict access to Internet material shall not be deemed to impose any duty on Kings County Office of Education to regulate the content of material on the Internet.


1. Any user violating these rules, applicable state and federal laws or posted classroom and district rules are subject to loss of network privileges and any other District Disciplinary options.

2. In addition, pursuant to State of California law, any unauthorized access, attempted access, or use of any state computing and/or network system is a violation of section 502 of the California Penal Code and/or other applicable federal laws, and is subject to criminal prosecution.


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Exhibit 4


Student Code of Conduct of Google Applications

Google Account: Applications and Tools:

Google Apps Education Edition offers a free (and ad-free) set of customizable tools that enable teachers and students to work together and learn more effectively. The account established is a service provided by Google that allows users to communicate and collaborate effectively in a digital educational environment. Students will use Google for educational purposes. The Google account assigned to your child was created by the school and assigned to your child. No student personal information was collected by Google in creating these accounts. As per school policies, all activities requiring Internet access are supervised by the teacher. The school is in control of which Google services it provides for student use. As part of our educational technology plan, internet safety is a main component of technology use. Teacher supervision, school filters, and spot checking student accounts will he used to ensure that students use of digital tools adheres to school policy.

Students will use these tools available to all Google Account Members:

* Custom email address

* Calendar to enter school assignments and activities

* Apps:

o Individual or shared online word processing document (similar to Microsoft Word), Presentation documents (similar to PowerPoint) and spreadsheet documents (similar to Excel)

* Google Earth and Maps

These free tools provided by Google are available to students at school and at home. It does not matter whether a student is working on a Macintosh or a Windows based computer. These tools help students keep organized, prevent lost homework, and allow students to work individually or collaboratively on school assignments. When using Google Apps and Tools, students work in a safe environment because people in the outside world can NOT participate in the assignment. In order to participate in an assignment, a person must be added to the site as a "shared collaborator".

The District has a registered Google domain and students will be monitored when using Google Apps and Tools at school. The administrator of the domain can turn off a student's services based on die items stated in this Acceptable Ilse Policy. This Acceptable Use Policy (AUP) extends to all students for the duration of their enrollment at any of the four schools: Akers, Central, Neutra, and Stratford. This policy must be read and signed before students will be given a school hosted Google Account.

Proper and Ethical Use:

All students in the Central Union School District must:

* Practice appropriate ethical use of Google Apps and abide by the accepted rules of network etiquette.

* Accept responsibility for reporting any misuse of the Google Apps to a principal, vice-principal or any teacher.

* Make sure that other students are not being made fun of, harassed or cyber-bullied by any comment made on a Google document.

Rules of Etiquette

* Be polite at all times

* Use appropriate "school" language at all times

* Don't type abusive, hurtful or gossip-type messages

* Respect other student's privacy. In other words, don't reveal the name, home address, email address, or phone number of yourself or another student.

* Respect all security issues. Don't share passwords with other students.

* Don't delete another student's data without that student's knowledge

The use of my Google account will he in support of and consistent with the educational goals of the Central Union Elementary School District. The use of Google will also follow the guidelines of the District's Acceptable Use Policy. Therefore, I will abide by the following:

* I will not use Google Apps to post any web pages for commercial activities, product advertisement, or political advocacy.

* I will not use Google Apps to post any obscene, discriminatory or offensive material. All material posted will relate to classroom assignments.

* I understand that district and school employees have the right to monitor all postings, including emails.

* I will only share and collaborate on projects that have been assigned to me by a teacher.

* I will respect the collaborative work of my teachers and peers. In other words, I will not delete the work of others unless I have their permission.

Electronic Mail:

Inappropriate language or harassment will result in loss of system privileges and maybe other disciplinary measures. By signing this acceptable use policy, students agree to the following:

* I understand that e-mail sent via the Google Apps must be school related and must abide by the guidelines outlined here. I will immediately report any inappropriate, threatening, obscene, or harassing e-mail to school staff.

* I understand that I will not share my Google Apps password with others and am responsible for all email sent through my account.

* I understand that e-mail sent through this account may he scanned for content violating the terms of this agreement and that my e-mail may be reviewed by school administration.

Information Literacy Issues: Plagiarism and Fair Use

In the Central Union School District, a variety of sources are used to conduct research. The purpose of research is to learn more about a topic and share that information with others in a variety of ways.

When participating in a research or collaborative project, adhere to the following guidelines:

* Plagiarism will not be tolerated. Copying a paragraph, and then just changing a few words, is blatant plagiarism! Plagiarism also includes using someone else's ideas without giving credit.

* All projects require a "Works Cited" section.

* If found to be copied from anyone else, any work the student indicates as his or her own will cause the student to get zero credit for the entire project. Disciplinary consequences might also occur.


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Exhibit 5


Student Code of Conduct of Google Applications

Please sign and return this page! Keep the other two pages of this Acceptable Use Policy at home.


I understand and have read the information contained in the Student Code of Conduct for the use of Central Union Elementary School's Google Apps and Tools. I understand that this service is a privilege, not a right, and that inappropriate use either at school or outside of school will result in a cancellation of those privileges. The system administrators may close my account at any time deemed necessary. Disciplinary consequences for inappropriate use of Google Apps may occur. I understand that supervision of Internet use outside of school is the responsibility of my family. I will discuss our family rules and expectations for using Internet based tools, including Google, and accept responsibility for supervising my child's Internet access outside of school. I will report any evidence of cyberbullying or other inappropriate use to the school and can ask that my child's account be terminated by contacting a school administrator followed up with a written request.


Homeroom Teacher

____________________________________ ____________________________________

Student's Name (Printed) Student's Signature Date

____________________________________ ____________________________________

Parent's Name (Printed) Parent's Signature Date


Parent's Email Address (case sensitive)


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Exhibit 6

iPad Use Agreement


Mobile Devices are defined as digital devices that can store books, periodicals, magazines, applications, and other electronic media. These devices are becoming ever-present in our digital culture. Therefore, they simply cannot be ignored in an educational environment. Central Union embraces the use of technology in classrooms and welcomes the use of electronic devices to enhance student learning and interest in reading.

The District, in striving to maintain technological relevance to education, is providing the opportunity for students to use these devices in accordance with the Acceptable Use Policy.

This opportunity is a privilege that requires extra caution and responsibility both on the part of students and their parents. This policy applies when students are at home, at school, on school transportation, or attending a school sponsored or school related off-campus activity.


Central Union School District (CUSD) retains sole right of possession of the iPad and related equipment. The iPad and power cord, are provided to the student through State, District and Federal funds at no cost to the student. The iPad will be issued to students according to the guidelines set forth in this document. The classroom teacher, school administration, or district employee retains the right to collect and/or inspect the iPad at any time and to alter, add or delete installed software or hardware. Usage is a privilege and not a right.

Damage or Loss of Equipment

All iPads are covered by a manufacturer's extended warranty. The warranty covers manufacturer's defects, this limited warranty does not cover loss, negligence and/or abuse. For example, throwing the iPad or using the iPad as an umbrella are considered examples of neglect and abuse.

Students will immediately report any damage to or loss of the iPad to the classroom teacher; who will then determine the necessary action. If an iPad is damaged, CUSD will work with the student/family, and Apple, to determine if it is a warranty claim, an accidental damage, or damage due to neglect/misuse. The Student and his/her parent/guardian are responsible for the safety and security of the Mobile Device and equipment. If an iPad is lost or damaged by neglect or abuse, it is the family's financial responsibility to replace the iPad (Board Policy 6161.2). This shall include full liability for the cost of repair or replacement. This decision will be at the discretion of the District and replacement cost will be assessed on a case-by-case basis. The full replacement value of the iPad is approximately $400.00.

Students who violate one or more of the conditions below may, at the Principal's or District's discretion, be placed on "Restricted Use" (minimum 1 month). This restriction will continue until the student's Principal determines the student has satisfied the conditions for non-restrictive use. Reasons for placing a student on Restrictive Use include the following:

* Excessive damage

* Non-acceptance of user agreements

* Violation of Board of Education Policies and/or Administrative regulations (iPad is considered an Instructional Material and subject to damaged or lost Instructional materials found in Board Policy 6161.2)

* Violation of CUSD Responsible Use Agreement

* Inappropriate, defamatory, inaccurate, abusive, obscene, profane, or illegal material found on iPad

* Violating Standards for Personal iPad Care

* Repeated failure to bring to class daily/failure to bring charged

* Lack of minimum attendance requirement (90%)

* Excessive class tardies

Student placed on restrictive use will be allowed to use an iPad only on the school's campus during days of regular instruction. Student must secure an iPad from their homeroom classroom prior to the start of regular instruction and return it to the same classroom at the end of each instructional day.

Additional Information

In addition to the provisions of the Central Union School District Acceptable Use Agreement, the following items apply to students choosing to use district technology at home.

Student Responsibilities:

* Bring the iPad to school every day.

* Keep the iPad with you or within your sight at all times.

* Do not let anyone use the iPad other than your parents or guardians.

* Adhere to Central Union School District's Acceptable Use Policy (AUP) at all times.

* Report any problems, malfunctions, damage or theft immediately to your teacher.

* Arrive to school each day with a fully charged battery.

* Do not do anything to the iPad that will permanently alter it in any way.

* Do not remove any serial numbers or identification placed on the iPad.

* Keep the equipment clean. For example, do not eat or drink while using the iPad.

* Do not add additional software or applications to the iPad

* Store the iPad in a secure location when not in use.

* Refrain from the use of email, instant messaging or chat rooms during school hours unless part of a school project and with the knowledge of a school staff member.

* School administrators/officials may examine a student's personal device and search its contents if there is a reason to believe that CUSD policies, regulations, or guidelines regarding use of the device have been violated.

Carrying the iPad:

* Transport the iPad in the iPad case provided by CUSD.

Screen Care:

* Clean the screen with a soft, dry anti-static cloth or with a screen cleaner designed specifically for LCD type screens only.

By signing this, I understand and will abide by the provisions and conditions of this agreement. I understand that any violations of the above provisions may result in disciplinary action, the revoking of my technology access privileges, and appropriate legal action.


Student Name (print) Student Signature Date

My signature ensures that as the parent or guardian of this student, I have read and agree to the provisions of this agreement. Furthermore, I understand that it is impossible for the Central Union School District to restrict access to all controversial or inappropriate materials, and I will not hold the District responsible for materials acquired on the network.


Parent/Guardian Name (print) Parent/Guardian Signature Date

_____ By checking this box, I am choosing NOT to allow my child to participate in the CUSD iPad technology curriculum. I understand that my student will be allowed to use the iPad during the school day, but he/she will return the device prior to leaving school.


Parent/Guardian Name (print) Parent/Guardian Signature Date


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