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Sausalito Marin City SD |  BP  1113  Community Relations

School Web Sites   

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To enhance communication with students, parents/guardians, staff, and community members, the Board of Trustees encourages the Superintendent or designee to develop and maintain school web sites. The use of school and school web sites shall support the school's vision and goals and shall be coordinated with other school communications strategies.

Design Standards

The Superintendent or designee shall establish design standards for school web sites in order to maintain a consistent identity, professional appearance, and ease of use.

The school's design standards shall address the accessibility of school-sponsored web sites to individuals with disabilities, including compatibility with commonly used assistive technologies.

Guidelines for Content

The Superintendent or designee shall develop content guidelines for school web sites and shall assign staff to review and approve content prior to posting.

Telephone numbers and home and email addresses of students and/or their parents/guardians shall not be published on school web sites.

Because of the wide accessibility of the Internet and potential risk to students, photographs of individual students shall not be published with their names or other personally identifiable information without the prior written consent of the student's parent/guardian.

Photographs of groups of students, such as at a school event, may be published provided that students' names are not included.

Staff members' home addresses or telephone numbers shall not be posted on school web sites.

The home address or telephone number of any elected or appointed official including, but not limited to, a Board member or public safety official, shall not be posted on school web sites without the prior written permission of that individual. (Government Code 3307.5, 6254.21, 6254.24)

No public safety official shall be required to consent to the posting on the Internet of his/her photograph or identity as a public safety officer for any purpose if that officer reasonably believes that the disclosure may result in a threat, harassment, intimidation, or harm to the officer or his/her family. (Government Code 3307.5)

Policy SAUSALITO MARIN CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT

adopted: September 9, 2014 Sausalito, California