Sunday, 19 October 2008

'Big Brother' concerns over school cameras

Video surveillance cameras are becoming a common feature of student life... there are no written rules in place that spell out who can see the surveillance tapes, how long they are kept, and what they are used for, to protect privacy. ... it's unfortunate that so many school systems are opting for surveillance cameras. "It does turn the school more into a prison."

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Students armed to kill in Sydney's school playgrounds

PUBLIC school students in Sydney were admitted to hospital with stabbing injuries on at least three occasions last year, as secret documents show that knives, tomahawks, laser pointers and replica guns are being regularly found in playgrounds.

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