State law encourages districts to adopt acceptable Internet use policies or to provide instruction on safe Internet use.
92 Nebraska Administrative Code 10-0.4. Accreditation of Schools
LA 0.4 Multiple Literacies: Students will apply information fluency and practice digital citizenship.
- LA 0.4.1 Information Fluency: Students will evaluate, create, and communicate information in a variety of media and formats (textual, visual, and digital).
- LA 0.4.1.a With guidance, use provided print and digital resources to gather information, answer questions, and demonstrate understanding of valid information (e.g., fiction vs. nonfiction, real vs. not real).
- LA 0.4.1.b With guidance, demonstrate ethical use of information and copyright guidelines by appropriately quoting or paraphrasing from a text and citing the source available resources (e.g., online citation tools).
- LA 0.4.1.c Use or decipher multiple formats of print and digital text (e.g., manuscript, font, graphics, symbols).
- LA 0.4.2 Digital Citizenship: Students will practice the norms of appropriate and responsible technology use.
- LA 0.4.2.a Practice safe behaviors when communicating and interacting with others digitally (e.g., safe information to share, utilize appropriate sites and materials).
- LA 0.4.2.b Use appropriate digital tools (e.g., social media, online collaborative tools, apps) to communicate with others for conveying information, gathering opinions, and solving problems.
Nebraska Revised Statutes 79-2,144. State school security director; duties.
The state school security director appointed pursuant to section 79-2,143 shall be responsible for providing leadership and support for safety and security for the public schools. Duties of the director include, but are not limited to: (10) Recommending curricular and extracurricular materials to assist school districts in preventing and responding to cyberbullying and digital citizenship issues.