Internet access supports the efforts of the Department of Education and the Hawaii State Public Library System. It enhances educational and research activities, provides a conduit for the transmission and sharing of information, provides access to appropriate national and international resources, and assists in developing the literacy skills necessary in a technology-rich society. In the schools, priority shall be given to student/classroom educational use. The Superintendent of Education and State Librarian are instructed to develop regulations and/or guidelines governing Internet access.

Approved: 9/95; Amended: 10/97