Is it legal to record a parent teacher conference at a public school in California?

Asked over 1 year ago - Chico, CA

Parent teacher conference between 2 parents and a teacher.Teacher denies what they said would like principal to hear what the teacher really said. Is this okay?

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  1. Gayle Anne-Marie Gutekunst


    Contributor Level 17


    Lawyers agree

    Answered . California is a two-person-consent state, meaning that it is illegal to clandestinely record someone. You have to have her permission. How you handle it, knowing this information, is up to you.

  2. James Victor Kosnett


    Contributor Level 8

    Answered . There are better ways to deal with the big picture here. Recommend you consult an education lawyer.

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