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02/10/2005 Archived Entry: "School to monitor kids every move via RFID tags"

A RURAL CALIFORNIA SCHOOL, WITHOUT STUDENT OR PARENT INPUT, has decided to monitor every move every student makes while at school. The means: a radio-frequency ID tag worn on a cord around the neck. The stated reason: to "simplify attendance taking" and cut down on vandalism.

'Course, since would-be vandals can covertly remove the tag and leave it behind while they scrawl their grafitti, you know what the next step has to be ...

(Tks, Debra. Yuch.)

Posted by Claire @ 12:33 PM CST

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