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Sep 1, 2012

CIPA Children's Internet Protection Act The law requires schools receiving eRate discounts for their internet access or internal connections to adopt internet safety policies and block students' access to inappropriate materials online. USD 506 currently meets CIPA requirements by having an Acceptable Use policy in place and by using the SonicWall Internet Filtering service. Background The Children’s Internet Protection Act (CIPA) is a federal law enacted by Congress in December 2000 to . . .

USD 506 Buses Now Equipped with Wi-Fi

Nov 4, 2021

Great things are happening at USD 506!   All regular route buses are now equipped with WiFi. Students and staff can connect with personal or school devices to these networks. WiFi will enable students to make the most of their time while they are riding on school buses.    Portable WiFi units are available for check out for any school activities, so teams and clubs traveling to events will also have the ability to be productive on their travels.   In addition, every bus is now . . .

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Digital Media

Aug 27, 2021

Computer Backgrounds Design Resolution Granite Grizzly 1366x768 Granite Eagle 1366x768 Granite Mustang 1366X768   iPhone Backgrounds To help kick off a great 2021-2022 school year, here are complementary iPhone backgrounds for you to download. There are just a few easy steps you need to take to add a new background to your phone. In order to place on your phone: 1. Open this article on your . . .

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Set up a Chromebook for Offline Usage

Sep 22, 2020

Enabling and Using a Chromebook While Offline   Open Google Docs, Sheets, and Slides offline Open Chrome. Make sure you're signed in to Chrome . Go to drive.google.com/drive/settings . Check the box next to "Sync Google Docs, Sheets, Slides & Drawings files to this computer so that you can edit offline." The box looks like this: Save Google Docs, Sheets & Slides for offline use On your computer, go to . . .

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Improve Your Home Network Connection

Sep 21, 2020

Improve Your Home Network Connection   If you are suffering from a slow or unreliable network connection one of the first you can check is what kind of speeds you are getting.  You can run a speed test at:  https://www.speedtest.net/   Notice below what speed Google recommends for a successful Google Meet.  This is also a good rule of thumb for any type of video conferencing you may be doing.   For group meetings they recommend a download and . . .

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USD 506 Acceptable Use Policy

Sep 2, 2012

USD 506 Acceptable Use Policy The purpose of the Labette County USD 506 computer network is to promote the exchange of information to further education and is consistent with the mission of USD 506. It is the policy of the Labette County USD 506 school board to maintain an environment that promotes ethical and responsible conduct in all online network activities by staff and students. It shall be a violation of this policy for any employee or student to engage in any activity that does not conform to the established purpose and . . .

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Internet Safety

Apr 27, 2012

The Internet can be a wonderful resource for children.  They can use it to research school reports, communicate, and play interactive games. Any child who is old enough to punch in a few letters on the keyboard can literally access the world. But that access can also pose hazards to your children. That is why it's important to be aware of what your children see and hear on the Internet, who they meet, and what they share about themselves online. Below are some resources to help.   Children's . . .

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