Policy 783

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    Section 700

    Board Policy 783

     

    Non-Instruction Operations 

     

     

    RICHFIELD PUBLIC SCHOOLS 

     

    VIDEO SURVEILLANCE 

     

     

    I. PURPOSE 

     

    The school board recognizes the value of video/electronic surveillance systems in monitoring activity on leased or owned school district property in furtherance of protecting the health, welfare, and safety of students, staff,  visitors, and property. 

     

    A videotape will be released only when in conformance with the Minnesota 

    Government Data Practices Act, the Family Educational Rights and Privacy 

    Act, and/or the rules and regulations promulgated thereunder. 

     

    II. ADMINISTRATIVE GUIDELINES 

     

    The superintendent is directed to prepare administrative guidelines to 20 facilitate implementation of this policy. 

     

    The administrative guidelines will include a description of the placement of video surveillance along with clear guidelines on where video surveillance may not occur. 

     

    Guidelines will clarify communication of video surveillance procedures as well as communication to the public communication regarding video surveillance in the schools. 

     

    Legal References: Minn. Stat. Ch. 13 (Minnesota Government Data Practices 

    Act) 

    Minn. Stat. § 121A.585 (Notice of Recording Device) 

    20 U.S.C. § 1232g (Family Educational Rights and Privacy 

    Act) 

    34 C.F.R. §§ 99.1-99.67 

    Minn. Rules 1205.0100 – 2000. 

     

    Cross References: MSBA Model Policy 711 (Videotaping on School Buses) 

    MSBA Model Policy 712 (Video Surveillance other Than on 

    Buses) 

     

    ADOPTED BY THE BOARD OF EDUCATION: April 21, 2003 

    REVISED BY THE BOARD OF EDUCATION: July 14, 2008, May 7, 2018  Section 700 Board Policy 783 Non-Instruction Operations 

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