Is it against school policy for a student to take a video of a Teacher without their knowledge, but not use it.
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Washington State, XXXXXXX School District No. XXX41073.9131731134
Thank you.All parties generally must consent to the interception or recording of any private communication, whether conducted by telephone, telegraph, radio or face-to-face, to comply with state law. Wash. Rev. Code § 9.73.030. Was the communication in a classroom private? It is unclear. Whether a communication is considered "private" under the statute depends on the factual circumstances. Washington v. Townsend, 57 P.2d 255 (Wash. 2002). The state Supreme Court has identified three factors bearing on the reasonable expectations and intent of the parties:(1) duration and subject matter of the conversation,(2) location of conversation and presence or potential presence of a third party, and(3) role of the non-consenting party and his or her relationship to the consenting party.Lewis v. State Dept. of Licensing, 139 P.3d 1078 (Wash. 2006).If the court deems this to be a private conversation, then the student cannot record. If it is deemed public, then he technically can.Traditionally, lectures have been found to be "public," but it is on a case by case basis so it is uncertain.However, just because the law states that it may be so, it does not mean that the student may do so if the school itself prohibits use of electronics, cellular telephones, etc. In other words, doing so may not be illegal, but it can certainty get the student into trouble for breaking school rules in doing so.I hope this finds you well. Please remember – I do not get credit for my time with you unless the answer is rated by you (while no mandatory, a bonus is always appreciated); I work very hard to formulate an informative answer for you – please reciprocate my good faith. If you need more information, simply hit reply so we can chat until you are satisfied. You may always come back to this thread for follow ups on this topic free of charge.
How do I find out if XXXXXXX School Disrtict No. XX prohibits Electronics at school41073.9135120023
Hello,All you have to do is to call the school and ask. I am sure they would be willing to tell you the administrative rule over the telephone. You can ask for the principal's office, that is likely to be the fastest to help you.I hope this finds you well. Please remember – I do not get credit for my time with you unless the answer is rated by you (while no mandatory, a bonus is always appreciated); I work very hard to formulate an informative answer for you – please reciprocate my good faith. If you need more information, simply hit reply so we can chat until you are satisfied. You may always come back to this thread for follow ups on this topic free of charge.
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