• Video/Audio Cameras on Buses

    Authorized Use of Video/Audio Cameras on School Buses and Vans

    The Board of School Directors of Bensalem Township School District approved the revision of Board Policy #810.1 effective September 27, 2006:

    The Bensalem Township School District Board of School Directors has authorized the use   of video/audio cameras on school district buses and vans.  These cameras can record both what is said and done on the buses.  The video/audio cameras will be used to monitor student behavior, to maintain order on the school buses to promote and maintain a safe environment.  Students and parents/guardians are hereby notified that the content of the tapes may be used in a student disciplinary proceeding.  The contents of the tapes are confidential student records and will be safeguarded.  Tapes will be retained only if necessary for use in a student disciplinary proceeding or other matter as determined necessary by the school administration.  Parents/guardians may request to view tapes of their child, if the tapes are used in a disciplinary proceeding involving their child.