Each year, the Board reviews the information related to video cameras on school district buses. The Board reviewed the policy and regulations at the regular meeting of the Board of Education on Monday, August 17, 2015, and provides the following notice:
The mason City Community School District Board of Directors has authorized the use of video cameras on school district buses. The video 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 are hereby notified that the content of the videotapes may be used in a student disciplinary proceeding. The content of the videotapes are confidential student records and will be retained with other student records. Videotapes will only be retained if necessary for use in a student disciplinary proceeding or other matter as determined necessary by the administration.