Recognizing that opinions about resources may differ, the school districts will follow the following procedures, in accordance with TUSD-TEA Consensus Agreement, Section 17.2, for the review of any TUSD-connected web page about which concerns have been raised. Any student, employee, parent, or guardian of a child in TUSD may express concerns about any district-connected web pages. Such expressions of concern shall be evaluated according to district web site guidelines. Concerns about page links will also be evaluated on the same criteria.
A. The web page shall remain on line during this procedure.
B. The expression of concern shall be directed to the designated staff person in writing and will include the concern in as much detail as possible.
C. The designated staff person shall respond to the concern by:
1. informing the school site principal
2. sharing a copy of the web guidelines with the concerned party
3. describing the educational use of this resource in writing
D. The designated staff person and principal will make a recommendation as to the web site retention, alteration, or elimination within five working days of the written concern
E. At this point the web site owner or the concerned party may appeal this recommendation within five working days of the recommendation. Such an appeal is directed to the district Web Guidelines Committee.
F. Web Guidelines Committee (WGC) appeal process: