Highline School District believes that the district’s technology focus should support student achievement through innovative, mobile, flexible, and responsive devices that prepare tech savvy and tech literate students for their future.
Before technology can be assigned to a student for use on and off district property, the following procedures must be in place.
- Students and parents/guardians shall sign the Removal/Classroom Use Agreement for District Owned Portable Technology (2026F) at the beginning of each school year. Students will turn in the Agreement and keep a copy for their records. This agreement acknowledges and accepts liabilities associated with the technology.
- Students will review the Handbook (2026H) for Overview, Parent/Guardian Responsibilities, Laptop Rules and Guidelines, Technology Discipline, Laptop Security, Damaged Equipment, Lost or Stolen Equipment and Replacement Costs.
- Work with the Blended Technologist, Department of Technology Services and/or School Administrators to receive the hardware once all required document are signed and turned in.
The school district does employ technical resources such as anti-theft to track hardware outside district boundaries. Should equipment extend outside the district’s geofence (location predefined by the district as a safe boundary), notification shall be sent to district security, technology and school building administration to seek equipment whereabouts and potentially engage tracking and recovery of equipment under surveillance. The school district does not use or control hardware cameras, if device has such components.
Furthermore, the district does employ filtering software on all mobile devices to maintain compliance with FCC regulations related to Children’s Internet Protection Act (CIPA), Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) and the e-rate program administered by Universal Service Administration Company (USAC).
Highline School District 401
Adopted by the Superintendent: 07.13, 06.17