Protecting Our Students: The Need for Audiovisual Monitoring in Special Needs Classrooms

Organization: Wayne Law Review
Author: Kaitlyn Morin
Published: April 1, 2014
This article argues that audiovisual surveillance should be provided for special needs classrooms in the public school systems, and specifically, that this surveillance should fall under the umbrella of Act (IDEA). This Note will analyze this proposition by first examining IDEA itself as well as its legislative history and judicial interpretation. Next, specific cases seeking the installation of audiovisual monitoring of relief. Finally, the privacy concerns of both the teachers and students will be addressed in order to determine the feasibility of such a mandate.