Excerpts related to technology from the
New Hampshire Education Administrative Rules Adopted 7/1/05


Ed 306.04  Policy Development.

(a) In accordance with Ed 303.01, the local school board shall adopt and implement written policies and procedures relative to:

(d) The policy relative to promoting school safety shall require school administrators to implement procedures which relate to safe practices:

(e) Teachers shall be required to know and implement the appropriate safety practices and procedures applicable to their assigned areas of responsibility and to ensure that safety instruction is included in all applicable programs offered by the school.

(h) The policy relative to records retention, including electronic files, disposition, and access shall require that complete and accurate records of students' attendance and scholarship be permanently kept and safely stored in a fire-resistant file, vault, or safe. A schedule for the retention and disposition of original records and information shall be established in accordance with RSA 189:29-a. Access to all student records and information shall be controlled by written procedures designed to protect individual rights and to preserve the confidential nature of the various types of records in compliance with the federal "Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act," 20 U.S.C. § 1232g, and RSA 91-A, Access to Public Records.

(j) The policy relative to meeting the instructional needs of each student shall require administrators and teachers to consider students' differing talents, interests, and development when planning the educational programs specified in Ed 306.

(k) The policy relative to partnerships among schools, families, and communities shall comply with the following standard

(3) Schools shall frequently communicate school performance, student progress, personalized learning strategies as adopted by the local school board, and academic opportunities, using both print and online formats;

(5) Schools shall promote collaboration among parents, schools, and community on school improvement and student achievement projects;

(6) Schools shall strive to harness all available community resources, including but not limited to organizations, businesses, talented individuals, natural resources, and technology, to engage each student in achieving the necessary skills and knowledge; and

(7) Schools shall encourage business partnerships to assist students in the successful transition to employment or further education.