Cameras in the Classroom
Why does the legislature want cameras in special education classrooms?
When does SB 507 go into effect?
What triggers the duty to place, operate, and maintain video cameras?
What type of camera equipment must be installed?
What type of classrooms or settings require cameras?
Does the school need consent from all parents in a classroom before it can record students?
Can the classroom teacher object to recording equipment being installed in his/her classroom?
How will parents know if there is recording equipment in their child's classroom?
How long does the school have to keep the video and audio recordings?
Is someone keeping a constant watch on the video once it has been installed in the classroom?
Can the recordings be used for teacher evaluations?
Are the recordings confidential?
What are the circumstances under which the recordings can be viewed?
What is an "incident"?
Who can view the recording?
Where can I get an Incident Reporting Form?
Is it possible to get a copy of a recording?
How does someone request to view the video?
What happens if the child whose parent requested the camera installation moves to another classroom, campus or moves from the District?
Will the District install cameras in an ESY classroom?
Do parents have to request for video/audio equipment annually?