internet safetyDistrict 91 makes every effert to provide students and staff with a safe and secure online environment for teaching and learning by complying with the Children's Internet Protection Act (CIPA). Congress created CIPA in 2000 to address concerns about children's access to obscene or harmful content over the Internet. The District 91 has a filtering system that blocks both student and staff access to  objectionable sites.  When students are off campus they need to know how to be safe when they are online.  That's why it's important to be aware of what your children see and hear on the Internet, who they meet, and what they share about themselves online. Below are sites that offer information and resources to teach your children how to stay aware and safe when they are online away from the classrom. 

Child Privacy
Detailed guide for parents to internet safety and privacy.

ConnectSafely.org
Parent guides to Facebook, Instagram, SnapChat, Google+ and more. 

Cyberbullying Research Center
Learn how to prevent cyberbullying and what to do if their child is a victim.

NetSmartz.org
Parenting wired kids can be difficult, especially if you didn't grow up with the same technologies. These resources can help.

OnGuardOnline.gov
Information on how to avoid scams, protect kids online, be smart online and secure your computer. 

SafeKids - Kids' rules for online safety.

Stand up to Cyberbullying
When you hear the word "cyberbullying," the victim and bully come to mind. What about the bystanders? These silent witnesses play a big part in the vicious circle of bullying. That's why speaking up has never been more important.

Teen Internet Safety: A Parents Guide
The internet and smartphones are such a ubiquitous part of teen life, yet are part of a technology landscape that’s evolving so rapidly that it can feel completely alien to parents. From the dangers of screen addiction to cyberbullying and sexting, today’s teenagers have so much more to deal with than ever before. Parents please read and share our comprehensive guide to keeping your teenagers safe online so you can understand the issues and know how to help.

WebWiseKids.org
A unique organization that offers fun, challenging and interactive simulations based on real-life criminal cases.

Webonauts Internet Academy
Webonauts Internet Academy is a web original game for PBS KIDS GO! that gives kids 8- to 10-year-old an opportunity to have some fun while exploring what it means to be a citizen in a web-infused‚ information-rich world.

WiredSafety.org
WiredSafety is the largest and oldest online safety, education, and help group in the world.