Supreme Court Denies Father’s Appeal to Video Record School Meetings about His Child – EVOL

The United States Supreme Court has refused to hear a case involving a father seeking the right to video record school meetings about his child.

Scott Pitta was barred by the district from recording meetings with the public school regarding his autistic son’s Individual Education Program, USA Today reported.

On Monday, the high court made its decision to decline the Pitta family’s case.

The father felt that the written minutes of these meetings were insufficient.

However, the district declined to let him film the meetings.

Pitta sued the school district for the right to document the meetings as he saw fit.

His case has received the backing of libertarians and conservatives who believe the public has a right to record government interactions beyond just law enforcement.

“The average, day-to-day person doesn’t interact with the police department every day,” Pitta said.

“But they’ll interact with their local government, their school district several times throughout the year.”

Under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, schools are required to include parents in discussions about their children’s education plans, The Hill reported.

Pitta’s son had an IEP after he qualified because of his developmental disorder.

However, a dispute arose after school officials claimed that

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