Mar 122019
 
 March 12, 2019  Posted by  Laws, Surveillance, U.S., Youth & Schools

Edward Burch reports:

A Middle Tennessee mom fights for a new law allowing parents to view school bus surveillance video.

Lawmakers will consider a bill this week to allow parents to do just that whenever there are reports of harm, harassment, or bullying involving their child.

Brooke Wilkerson said she faced several roadblocks trying to find out what happened to her 5-year-old daughter on a Marshall County school bus last year.

Read more on WSMV.

And yes, they are up against interpretation that FERPA protects bus surveillance records as “education records.”

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