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A Closer Look (Eyes on the Classroom) #735294

ABC Evening News for Monday, Aug 11, 2003
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(Studio: Charles Gibson) A closer look at cameras in the classroom introduced.

(Biloxi, Mississippi: Steve Osunsami) The monitoring of all classrooms in the schools in Biloxi, Mississippi, featured; scenes shown from inside the schools to illustrate how the system works. [Principal Pamela MANNERS†, two STUDENTS, teacher Kathi DANIELS†, Biloxi public school district Supt. Larry DRAWDY†, PARENT - comment on the camera system.]

(Studio: Charles Gibson) Report introduced.

(New York: Bob Woodruff) Concerns about putting cameras in the classroom examined; details given of specific issues about privacy & how the tapes might be used. [STUDENT - raises privacy issues.] [TEACHER, Electronic Privacy Information Center David SOBEL†, American Federation of Teachers John MITCHELL† - offer differing opinions on security cameras.] [CameraWATCH Roy BALLANTINE†- raises security issues.]

Gibson, Charles;
Osunsami, Steve;
Woodruff, Bob

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