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ID Chipping Children & The Education Funding Racket

Lions of Liberty: Children in Texas (and across the nation) are encountering a troubling invasion of personal privacy, in the guise of “safety” and to reduce truancy, as school after school adopts RFID tracking chips. Students are being forced to carry around the tracking chips, which provide exact GPS location, in student ID cards that have to be worn around the neck. From Huffpo:

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.

On the surface, school districts are arguing that this measure is simply to reduce truancy and to provide added safety to students, but as the Huffington Post points out, the real motivation behind it is to get additional funding from the state.

If successful, the tracking program could save the district as much as $175,000 lost daily to low attendance figures, which in part determine school funding. Higher attendance could lead to more state funding in the neighborhood of $1.7 million

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What a bureaucratic nightmare

this government is becoming. And it has been proven time and again that all of these pograms (spelling intentional) are horribly managed and a complete waste of time,effort and money.

It can not be sustained.

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Problem solved...

Just put it in the microwave oven on HIGH for 5 seconds.

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This is horrible

Why do people run to government to solve their problems...

WE even still do ti here on DP

http://www.dailypaul.com/258140/are-most-libertarians-fake

It makes me think most libertarians are fake....

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Folks in Texas have the option to home school, charter school/private school and otherwise yank their kids from public schooling at any time.
and they should. Less students, less fed funding.
sorry rick.

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3 seconds in a microwave....

will fix that!

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8pm?

"In addition, five times a day they are required to enter a code that tracks their locations: as they leave for school, when they arrive at school, at lunchtime, when they leave school and at 8pm"

This is just nuts.

RFID is not the same as GPS and tracking

Kids can go wherever they want. Once in school they can be located.
You can think of that as a bad or good thing. I would not mind if they could follow my kid in school, in case of emergency that is really good information to have.

But if you don't like it, take it up with the school. And don't be a wussy about it, if it is that important take your kid from the school.

Once outside of range (max 100 meter) the rfid is just like any other rfid you have in your pocket (atm, credit , health insurance cards etc).
If you don't want people to be able to receive the rfid information use a metal container or line your wallet with aluminum foil.

RFID

..is a 'gateway' towards other means and measures imo.

I like your aluminum foil suggestion though.

Are you in the RFID industry perhaps?

donvino

Agreed.

It's incrementalism. Reminds me of the old saying about how to boil a frog. Bureaucrats routinely package new policies with plausible rationales.

A man always has two reasons for doing anything: a good reason and the real reason. ~J.P. Morgan

In the full article..

the GPS tracking is being used in Anaheim, CA:

In California, the Anaheim Union High School District is also in the midst of testing a GPS tracking program. From Salon:

Each school day, the delinquent students get an automated "wake-up" phone call reminding them that they need to get to school on time. In addition, five times a day they are required to enter a code that tracks their locations: as they leave for school, when they arrive at school, at lunchtime, when they leave school and at 8pm. These students are also assigned an adult "coach" who calls them at least three times a week to see how they are doing and help them find effective ways to make sure they get to school.

100% of school board respondants agree.

School truancy must be stopped at all cost.

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At all costs!

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I weighed in a century ago. NY City Librarian requested my help.

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One New York City Librarian inquired directly to me personally to weigh in as to where Huck Finn's book ought to be placed. Where in the library stacks is the rightful place for Huckleberry Finn? Away from an unexpurgated bible I promptly replied.

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Speaking of shots

Hospital Employees being forced to get flu shots or be fired: http://denver.cbslocal.com/2012/10/04/hospital-employees-thr...

Shots

Yeah, the shot thing is no joke. It is required at my hospital or you have to wear a mask at all times while in the hospital from october to april. F-ing ridiculous. I was not at all happy about it. That mask SUCKS! so really I had no choice in the matter. Apparently it came down from the county health department. I don't know what it is all about. I have been a nurse for 11 years and the only time I got the flu shot was the one time in 11 years that I got the flu. This is not practical. Next thing you know, all companies will require it so that they don't have people off sick with the flu. What a joke. I can imagine some hospitals not wanting to pay for masks for those employees who refuse. As far as the tracking chips go, I think it is a bad idea. Here, lets get school kids used to it so when we ask them to do the same as adults, no one will even think it is a bad idea. I can sympathize with wanting to get additional funding. Most schools are in a bad place with funding right now, but the fact that you have to do this to get it, that is just bad news.

If it was easy, everyone would do it.....
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Surprising this would even be

Surprising this would even be floated as an idea in Texas, home of original radical American Christians.

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Fer the sake of LAW N ORDER!!!!!!! Yeehaw.

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Wow

What else can you say. How disturbing reading people's comments in favor of this thing, especially the effected students.

Sounds like

We need to worry a lot more about the 11% that are fine with tracking kids than the 1% who make too mucho money!

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Agreed

It's those 11% that are the authoritarian pricks who run for School board to implement these policies.