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 September 3, 2019  Posted by  Laws, Surveillance, U.S., Youth & Schools

With more and more schools unfortunately deciding to put students under video surveillance in the name of alleged security, it might be smart for parents to know more about who can access those videos and under what conditions.  Rick Wagner reports:

Should a parent have the right to view a public school surveillance photo or video of their child taken on a school bus or school property.

According to a new state law, the answer if yes if the photo or video is on a bus, but only if viewing it doesn’t violate other students’ federal privacy rights under the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act. Kingsport City Schools is amending a policy to reflect the new law but doesn’t have a policy addressing other images or videos made by the school system.

Read more on Times News.

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