The Dotte Declines Classroom Surveillance

A rare victory against tech deserves a glimpse because it doesn't happen often.

Here's the response to a recent proposal to put surveillance cameras in the classroom under the guise of safety . . .

A staff survey conducted last November by the KCKPS board garnered 1,480 responses with more than 86% of respondents not in favor of having cameras in the classroom for security and surveillance issues.

Almost 90% were against having cameras in the classroom for instructional purposes to enhance academic purposes as well as for security and surveillance.

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Kansas City, Kansas, Public Schools board no longer considering cameras in classrooms

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - After proposing a nearly $6.8-million project to add cameras to school classrooms, the Kansas City, Kansas, Public School District's Board of Education has scrapped the idea. The KCKPS board is set to review the update at its board meeting Tuesday night.