From: Slashdot – Texas Schools Using Electronic Chips To Track Students; Parents In Uproar

Posted on 2012/10/16


a quick re-post from Slashdot http://yro.slashdot.org/story/12/10/16/1519220/texas-schools-using-electronic-chips-to-track-students-parents-in-uproar?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+slashdot%2FeqWf+%28Slashdot%3A+Slashdot%29

Texas Schools Using Electronic Chips To Track Students; Parents In Uproar by timothy
An anonymous reader writes “Two Schools in San Antonio are using electronic chips to help administrators count and track students’ whereabouts. Students at Anson Jones Middle School and John Jay High School are now required to wear ID cards using radio frequency identification (RFID) technology embedded with electronic chips in an effort to daily attendance records. The article said the Northside Independent School District receives about $30 per day in state funding for each student reporting.”


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