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ERIC Number: EJ778214
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2007
Pages: 27
Abstractor: Author
ISSN: ISSN-0017-8055
Surveillance Cameras in Schools: An Ethical Analysis
Warnick, Bryan R.
Harvard Educational Review, v77 n3 p317-343 Fall 2007
In this essay, Bryan R. Warnick responds to the increasing use of surveillance cameras in public schools by examining the ethical questions raised by their use. He explores the extent of a student's right to privacy in schools, stipulates how video surveillance is similar to and different from commonly accepted in-person surveillance practices, and discusses the possible impact of surveillance technology on educational environments. In response to the ethical concerns he raises, Warnick offers five suggestions for how schools can use video surveillance technology in more ethically sensitive ways. (Contains 6 endnotes.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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Language: English
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