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JI5 - Acceptable Student Use of Personal Electronic Devices

Albuquerque Public Schools shall permit student possession of personal electronic devices on all district property and at all district sponsored activities while the student is under the supervision of district staff.  These devices shall be kept out of sight and silenced or powered off during the instructional day unless otherwise permitted by district or school procedures.  Use of personal electronic devices that disrupt the instructional day or include unauthorized use shall be prohibited.

Albuquerque Public Schools shall not be responsible for restricting, monitoring or controlling the electronic communications of students; however, it reserves the right to do so.

Administrative Position:

  • Associate Superintendent of High Schools/Associate Superintendent of Middle Schools/Associate Superintendents of Elementary Schools

Department Director:

  • Associate Superintendent of High Schools Project Manager/Associate Superintendent of Middle Schools Project Manager


Legal Cross Ref.:

  • §22-5-4.3 NMSA 1978

Board Policy Cross Ref.:

Procedural Directive Cross Ref.:


NSBA/NEPN Classification: JICJ

Introduced: May 11, 2010
Approved: May 13, 2010
Reviewed: September 13, 2010
Reviewed: October 11, 2010
Revised: November 3, 2010

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