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Process for whitelisting websites

  • 1.  Process for whitelisting websites

    Posted 09-19-2018 07:56
    The discussion about content filtering got me thinking...what is your process for whitelisting websites based on user request? We had teachers email helpdesk and I (as IT Director) made the decision based on the educational value of the website, security considerations, etc. However we were a relatively small school (850 students, 2 campuses) and I am interested to know how other schools/districts manage the process, especially larger ones. Content filters are blunt tools -  I tried to be as flexible as possible to minimize educational disruption, but the process was time intensive.

    Susan Bearden
    Chief Innovation Officer
    Consortium for School Networking