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Schools Turning to Technology to Monitor Students

To track attendance and avoid losing state funding, some school districts have begun electronically monitoring students' whereabouts. Two San Antonio schools have added electronic chips to student ID cards, while some in Austin have issued students phones with GPS systems.

North Side Independent School District in San Antonio has implemented a pilot program to track students while on campus, h...

To track attendance and avoid losing state funding, some school districts have begun electronically monitoring students' whereabouts. Two San Antonio schools have added electronic chips to student ID cards, while some in Austin have issued students phones with GPS systems.

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