Pa. district official wants high-tech recording devices on school buses

Wednesday, October 16, 2013

Easton Area School District buses might have digital recording devices by the time students return from holiday break next year.

Chief Operating Officer Mike Simonetta proposes that the district replace its school bus camera equipment with digital recorders by about January. He said about 50 or 60 of the district's 95 active buses still use VHS recorders.

"We are losing the ability to record activity on the buses daily," he said. "The tapes are falling apart."

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