Technology Plan

Pickford Public School utilizes several computer software applications and web ­based services, operated not by Pickford Public School, but by third parties. These include Google Apps and similar educational programs and sites as listed below.

In order for our students to use these programs and services, certain personal identifying information, generally the student’s name and email address, must be provided to the web site operator. Under federal law, these websites must provide parental notification and obtain parental consent before collecting personal information from children under the age of 13.

The law permits School such as Pickford Public School to consent to the collection of personal information on behalf of all of its students, thereby eliminating the need for individual parental consent given directly to the web site operator.

 Pickford Public Schools uses the following sites for educational purposes: