House Bill 213 – Safe Technology Utilization and Digital Citizenship in Public Schools.
Sponsors: Rep. Keven Stratton [R], Sen. Howard Stephenson [R].
This bill amends and enacts provisions related to educational technology, school community councils, and charter schools.
▸ requires a school district or charter school that purchases educational technology to ensure that adequate on and off campus Internet filtering is in place;
▸ requires a school community council to fulfill certain duties related to safe technology utilization and digital citizenship;
▸ requires a charter school governing board, or a certain council established by a charter school governing board, to fulfill certain duties related to safe technology utilization and digital citizenship; and
▸ makes technical and conforming changes.
Signed by Governor on March 25, 2015.