State law requires districts to adopt Internet use policies or to provide instruction on safe Internet use.
Bullying Prevention and Intervention in Public and Non-Public Schools
"Public schools (including school districts, charter schools, and collaboratives) that provide computer access to students must have an internet safety policy to protect students from inappropriate materials and subject matter."
General Laws of Massachusetts 71.93 Policy regarding internet safety measures for schools providing computer access to students
Every public school providing computer access to students shall have a policy regarding internet safety measures to protect students from inappropriate subject matter and materials that can be accessed via the internet and shall notify the parents or guardians of all students attending the school of the policy. The policy and any Standard and rules enforcing the policy shall be prescribed by the school committee in conjunction with the superintendent or the board of trustees of a commonwealth charter school.