540: PHOTOS AND VIDEOTAPING OF STUDENTS
REPLACED POLICY # 6085
The purpose of this policy is to create rules and procedures for photographing or videotaping of students by district staff and/or local media.
II. GENERAL STATEMENT OF POLICY
There are occasions when representatives of District 12 and/or the media photograph or videotape students while in school or while attending/participating in school sponsored functions. Parents/guardians not wanting their child(ren) to be specifically identified in photographs or on a videotape, should notifyin writingthe principal’s office of the school their child(ren) attend.
The Director of Public Information and Community Outreach is responsible for creation and distribution of rules and procedures for photographing or videotaping of students.
A. A copy of this policy will be published annually in the District’s back-to-school information and student handbooks.