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Regulation of MCPS Web

On September 11, 2006, the superintendent approved new Regulation KBA-RB, Educational Purposes and Administration of the MCPS Web, providing a framework for the structure and content of the Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) Web.

Read the Regulation

Regulation KBA-RB, Educational Purposes and Administration of the MCPS Web (PDF)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

This FAQ provides a basic background to the new web regulation. If your question is not addressed here, please contact Web Services at

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Why does MCPS need a web regulation? School and office webmasters and administrators have over the years asked many questions about web content and staff roles and responsibilities. They have asked for a web regulation to provide guidance and clarity on these and other issues. Most school systems have official regulations guiding their public web sites. How was the regulation developed and by whom? The regulation was drafted by a workgroup composed of students, parents, teachers, office staff, principals, administrators, community members, and webmasters. Later drafts were written based on feedback from legal counsel, principals, and administrators. What is covered by the regulation? It applies to all public MCPS web sites created by staff and students in schools and offices in the course of instruction or school system operations. Who is responsible for implementing the regulation? The Web Services Team implements the regulation under the supervision of the Director of Communications and Family Outreach When does the regulation go into effect? The regulation was signed by the superintendent of schools and became effective in September 2006.