ECAC - Security Cameras

Code: ECAC
Adopted: 5/11/05 

The Board authorizes the use of video cameras on district property to ensure the health, welfare and safety of all staff, students and visitors to district property, and to safeguard district facilities and equipment.  Video cameras may be used in locations as deemed appropriate by the superintendent.

The district shall notify staff and students through student/parent and staff handbooks that video surveillance may occur on district property.

Students or staff in violation of Board policies, administrative regulations, building rules or law shall be subject to appropriate disciplinary action.  Others may be referred to law enforcement agencies.

Video recordings may become a part of a student’s educational record or a staff member’s personnel record.  The district shall comply with all applicable state and federal laws related to record maintenance and retention.

Legal Reference(s)

ORS 192.420 - 192.505
OAR 581-021-0210 to -0440
OAR 581-022-2260
Education of the Handicapped Act of 1975, as amended, 20 U.S.C. Sections 1400-1427, as amended and renamed Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), P.L. 101-476, 104 Stat 1103 (1990), as amended P.L. 105-17 (1997).  [P.L. 94-142 is a well-known “short” reference to this federal legislation.]
Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act, 20 U.S.C. Section 1232g (1988); 34 CFR Part 99 (2000).
In the matter of A.O., A Minor (March 28, 1988) (Superintendent of Public Instruction Ruling).