I started looking at NetTrekker but unfortunately I think the cost is a little prohibitive for us ( a subscription of about $1000/year) It's unique in that it's a search engine/subject directory with about 200,000 teacher-evaluated sites that are aligned to state standards. My understanding is that it also includes an image search of all the images on those evaluated pages. The website has an area that offers a free trial. http://www.nettrekker.com/frontdoor/ My prior school-district had a subscription to the AP photo archive, a great resource of all the AP news photos that never make it into print or web publications. Unfortunately, also cost prohibitive. Any chance of getting some State of Vermont pricing? Luis Luis Bango Technology Teacher / Educational Technology Specialist Woodstock Union High School & Middle School (802)457-1317 ext.198 www.wuhsms.org -----Original Message----- From: School Information Technology Discussion [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of Steve Jarrett Sent: Wednesday, November 30, 2005 11:27 AM To: [log in to unmask] Subject: Internet filtering and photo searches We are looking for photo search engines that filter themselves for explicit photos. An example is www.picsearch.com. Our Internet filter will not filter photo searches for any cost that we can afford, leaving us the options of completely blocking photos searches or leaving wide-open access. Attempts to limit use of Google and Yahoo for doing only the preference of "moderate filtering" have been less than successful. We may set our SurfControl filter to redirect photo searches to sites like www.picsearch.com. Please let us know of other photo searches engines that you recommend, or other words of wisdom about the issue. Steve Jarrett District Technology Coordinator Chittenden East Supervisory Union (802) 899 - 4690 X502 (fax) (802)899-2904 This e-mail may contain information protected under the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA). If this e-mail contains student information and you are not entitled to access such information under FERPA, please notify the sender. Federal regulations require that you destroy this e-mail without reviewing it and you may not forward it to anyone.