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Dallas ISD trustee wants cameras in all special ed classrooms

November 13, 2019


Marshall compares cameras in the classroom to body cameras worn by police officers, saying videos create accountability and protection for all parties. Superintendent Michael Hinojosa doesn’t support the plan, citing the costs, and that there have been few requests to review videos that already exist.

Cell phone video produced earlier this month shows a former substitute teacher beating a special needs 16-year-old female student at a school in Kyle, Texas. Investigators say it appears the student hit the substitute in the face, and the substitute responded by repeatedly punching her, throwing her on the ground and stomping on her head.

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