Children's Internet Protection Act

Make It Safe

What is CIPA?

CIPA is the Children’s Internet Protection Act that was enacted by Congress in 2000 and amended in 2008 under the “Protecting Children in the 21st Century Act.” CIPA has provided filtering guidelines for schools and libraries intended to protect students from access to content that can be harmful to minors in some way.

Teach the THINK Method

THINK Before You Post

T Is it true?

H Is it helpful?

I Is it inspiring?

N Is it necessary?

K Is it kind?

Find Out More

A s students enter school and use and adapt more technologically based teaching and learning practices, their exposure to the Internet is greatly increased. For teachers and schools there are guidelines in place for filtering and restricting students access to technological material and the Internet. Visit the website below to find out more about the CIPA guidelines.