Synopsis As Introduced Creates the Internet Safety Education Act to inform and protect students from inappropriate or illegal communications and solicitation and to require school districts to provide education about Internet threats and risks. Creates the Internet Safety Education Alliance under the authority of the Office of the Attorney General. Amends the State Finance Act to create the Internet Safety Education Fund. Amends the School Code to mandate the provision by every public school of instruction and discussion on effective methods by which students may recognize and report inappropriate, illegal, or threatening communications on the Internet on or before the start of the 2008-2009 school year.
Deletes everything after the enacting clause. Amends the School Code to add a provision concerning an Internet safety education curriculum. Provides that each school may adopt an age-appropriate curriculum for Internet safety instruction of students in grades kindergarten through 12. Sets forth recommendations regarding minimum hours of instruction and curriculum topics. Provides that a school may submit the curriculum for review to the Office of the Attorney General. Effective immediately.