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The school may acquire the TECD, networking components and software
that best suits its program needs, subject to applicable procurement policies. However,
the overall needs of HCS must be taken into account as well and the Harrison County
Schools Technology Committee and Technology Coordinator will retain full control over
any purchase of TECD, networking components and software.
No individual or school, with the exception of network engineers or their
designee, may install or connect any type of networking component, including, but not
limited to, hubs, switches, routers, splitters, wireless routers, Wireless Access Points
(WAP), cellular links, or wireless hotspots, within any Harrison County Board of Educa-
tion facility or network. Any such installation is in direct violation of this policy and pos-
sibly federal law and or regulations.
5601.32 Minimum Hardware/Software Specifications:
Minimum Specifications, due to the advancements in technology, may change
from time to time. The technology committee will periodically review existing specifications
and update them as needed. Minimum specifications for computer hardware/software shall
include, but not be limited to, computer workstations, network file servers, operating systems,
network infrastructure, and network electronics.
5601.33 Review and Revision
Because of the changing technological landscape, this policy shall be reviewed
annually and revised as needed.
5601.34 Reference:
West Virginia Board of Education Policies 2460, 2470, 2510, 2520, and 4350
Senate Bill 300,
The Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA)
The Children’s Internet Protection Act (CIPA)
The Protecting Children in the 21
Century Act
Family Education Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA)