18 St. Louis Schools Place Monitoring Devices on StudentsSubmitted by Bob-45 on Mon, 01/16/2012 - 10:50
by Conservative Action Alerts on January 16, 2012
“What has always made the state of hell on earth has been precisely that man has tried to make it his heaven.” – Johann Christian Friedrich Hölderlin
What is replacing privacy? Planning (and absurdity).
Missouri elementary schools plan on monitoring their students in and out of school, while they sleep and while they’re awake.
Missouri’s St. Louis Today reports:
When is the line crossed between better health and surveillance?
In early 2012, wristwatch-like devices called Polar active monitors will be used by older students in PE classes at all 18 Parkway elementary schools. District officials say the devices should help improve the students’ fitness and academic achievem