• Internet/Computer Safety Tips for Students

    Gainesville Independent School District recognizes the instructional benefits of the Internet while protecting students from its risks. Parents should be assured to know that the school district's Acceptable Use Policy clearly states the appropriate use of its computer system for the safety of students and the consequences for misuse, compliant with the Children's Internet Protection Act (CIPA) and No Child Left Behind Title II, Part D, Section 2441.
    It is important for parents to know that Gainesville ISD staff are committed to keeping pace with the most current information available on Internet safety and communicating these updates to students for their protection and well being.
    Internet safety tips included available on this page are intended to help parents maintain a safe and secure environment for their home computer and protect their children while using the Internet. Parental Involvement and supervision are key ingredients for keeping your child safe in an online environment.

    The following sites are recommended for age-appropriate Internet safety education: