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Creating a Comprehensive School Bus Video Policy

on May 29, 2019 6:00 pm

Purchasing a camera system for your buses? Read our latest blog post on why you need a comprehensive video policy to go with your new systems. The use of video surveillance on school property has grown each year, and that trend doesn’t look to be slowing anytime soon. According to the National Center for Education Statistics, more than 80 percent of public schools in the United States used security cameras to monitor students during the 2015-16 school year. The use of security cameras extends past the building premises, as the use of video recording systems on school buses continues to increase as part of that overall trend. With schools utilizing video recording systems to improve safety for students and bus drivers alike, many schools are finding out the hard way that simply purchasing video recording systems for their buses isn’t enough. In order to get the most of your video recording systems – and also avoid potential lawsuits and privacy complaints – it’s vital to craft a clear and comprehensive school bus video policy to ensure your school bus camera system program is as successful as can be. So what are some things you need to consider when drafting your...

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