The Los Angeles Times reports on an alarming trend: Videos taken in high school classrooms around the country--often, it appears, without permission of the subjects--are increasingly cropping up YouTube, MySpace, and other similar web sites. Many are relatively tame, while others are not. One popular YouTube video called "The Angry Teacher" shows a male instructor increasingly losing his cool to a classroom of unruly students. Another shows an agitated teacher pulling a chair out from underneath a student. Policing these secret videos is proving a challenge for educators, who say they must balance protecting the rights of students to express...

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