What are your thoughts on this? Is it the start of something bigger and is the school right for doing this?
(visit the link for the full news article)
edit on 9-10-2012 by ninjas4321 because: (no reason given)
The "Student Locator Project," which is slated to eventually reach 112 Texas schools and close to 100,000 students, is in trial stages in two Northside district schools. In an effort to reduce truancy, the district has issued new student IDs with an embedded radio-frequency identification (RFID) chip that tracks the location of a student at all times.(visit the link for the full news article)
Government needs to get out of the business of taking care of our children!!!
There are other ways of keeping track of kids...one is called taking attendance in each class. There is simply no justification for forcing them to wear tracking devices like pets or criminals on house arrest.
"I had a teacher tell me I would not be allowed to vote because I did not have the proper voter ID,"
Originally posted by snowen20
In Texas of all places...I didn't see that coming, not there anyway. Though after the Gardasil vaccinations it really shouldn't surprise me.
So whats next, CPS the kids, or arrest the parents for being parents and refusing?
Or will the school cut some deal with the kids away from the parents to get it to work? Like a gift certificate to GameStop, free iphone or something that appeals to the trendiness of children.