Tribune photo by Chris Walker
April 16, 2009
Kevin Barber stands outside Clinton Junior High School in Clinton, Ill., where his son was forcedalong with other studentsto kneel in the gymnasium during a lecture about discipline. Barber filed a Freedom of Information Act request to obtain security video of the event. The school, citing privacy concerns, initially denied the request. Barber and his wife, Anne, finally were able to see the video after the Tribune filed its own FOIA request.