FOUNDATION PROGRAM — STATE AID — APPORTIONMENT
33-1025. WIRELESS TECHNOLOGY STANDARDS. (1) School districts and public charter schools shall demonstrate to the state department of education that wireless infrastructure meets or exceeds the wireless technology standards recommended by the education opportunity resource committee and approved by the state department of education. The education opportunity resource committee shall annually review and recommend wireless technology standards to the state department of education.
(2) Content filtering and wireless security. Internet content filtering shall be included as part of any wireless internet access made available to children, as required by section 33-132, Idaho Code. The filtering solution shall be configurable to school district policies on acceptable, age appropriate internet content. The content filtering shall include the ability:
(a) For each school to manage its own filtering policies, including the decision to block specific categories of content and to maintain its own whitelist and blacklist overrides;
(b) To provide individual district utilization and filtering reports, including the most frequently visited websites, the most frequently visited categories, the most frequently blocked websites, search terms most frequently used and the top authenticated users;
(c) To audit all changes to content filtering;
(d) For all reporting and management of content filtering to be available through any internet-connected browser and efficiently perform all content filtering functions; and
(e) To protect against eavesdropping and unauthorized access, which shall include encryption or other techniques to provide assurances that the school district may turn on or off as school district policy indicates.
[33-1025, added 2014, ch. 352, sec. 1, p. 878; am. 2018, ch. 99, sec. 1, p. 208.]