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Please note: We have provided some links as "food for thought", should you be faced with the challenge of creating or updating your current Acceptable Use Policies.

These links provide an opportunity to examine the background of AUPs and browse sample AUPs.

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bullet Why Do Schools Need AUPs? - This article discusses the concept of Acceptable Use Policies (AUPs) as they pertain to schools and the internet, as well as the need to have such policies. site annotation for Why Do Schools Need AUPs?

http://www.isafe.org/imgs/pdf/education/AUPs.pdf

bullet Acceptable Use Policies: A Handbook - This site at the Virginia Department of Education provides a good introduction to the components of an AUP, samples, resources, forms and templates as well as an area for discussion.   If you don't already have an AUP, this is a reasonable starting point. site annotation for Acceptable Use Policies: A Handbook

http://www.pen.k12.va.us/go/VDOE/Technology/AUP/home.shtml

bullet Acceptable Use Policies for Internet Use - What is an Acceptable Use Policy?

In response to the growing use of the Internet in classrooms, many schools have implemented Acceptable Use Policies (AUPs) to ensure that school computers are being used in a safe, relevant and appropriate manner.

This article from the Media Awareness Network... site annotation for Acceptable Use Policies for Internet Use

http://www.media-awareness.ca/english/resources/special_initiatives/wa_resources...

bullet Acceptable Use Policies: A Handbook - This site provides a good introduction to the components of an AUP, samples, resources, forms and templates as well as an area for discussion.
[ Introduction | Components | Samples | Templates | Filtering | Ethics | Safety ] site annotation for Acceptable Use Policies: A Handbook

http://www.doe.virginia.gov/go/VDOE/Technology/AUP/home.shtml

bullet Los Angeles Unified School District - Acceptable Use Policy for the Internet - Here is a sample Acceptable Use Policy from Los Angeles Unified School District. site annotation for Los Angeles Unified School District - Acceptable Use Policy for the Internet

http://notebook.lausd.net/portal/page?_pageid=33,136640&_dad=ptl&_schema=PTL_EP

bullet School District #43, Coquitlam, British Columbia - Internet Acceptable Use Policy - This sample Acceptable Use Policy is reprinted with permission on the Media Awareness Network site. site annotation for School District #43, Coquitlam, British Columbia - Internet Acceptable Use Policy

http://www.media-awareness.ca/english/resources/special_initiatives/wa_resources...

bullet Portage la Prairie School Division - Internet Acceptable Use Policy - This is a sample Acceptable Use Policy from Portage La Prairie School Division in Manitoba. site annotation for Portage la Prairie School Division - Internet Acceptable Use Policy

http://www.plpsd.mb.ca/division/aup.htm

bullet Fort McMurray Public School District - Acceptable Computer Use - Acceptable computer use policies are linked to from the first pages of the handbook. site annotation for Fort McMurray Public School District - Acceptable Computer Use

http://www.fmpsd.ab.ca/FMPSD%202K1/School%20Board/policy.htm

bullet Foothills School Division No. 38 - Use of Information Technology - This downloadable PDF file contains Foothills School Division's policy statement on information technology use. site annotation for Foothills School Division No. 38 - Use of Information Technology

http://webacc.fsd38.ab.ca/Services/Documnts/Policy/SecH/h426.pdf

bullet Aspen View Regional Division No.19 - AUP Statement - This is a sample AUP from Aspen View Regional Division No.19. site annotation for Aspen View Regional Division No.19 - AUP Statement

http://www.aspenview.org/Policies/IHAJ_Computer_Network_Acceptable_Use.htm