Sunday, August 24, 2008

Once Again, Texas Leads the Way

Device to track truant students raises privacy concerns | Houston & Texas News | Chron.com - Houston Chronicle: "SAN ANTONIO — Court authorities will be able to track students with a history of skipping school under a new program requiring them to wear ankle bracelets with Global Positioning System monitoring."

5 comments:

Gerard said...

What!? If my school district had bull(feces) like that I would move to get away.

ARCHAVIST said...

That is definitely a step too far. Big Brother. It's even worse over here in the UK.

Cap'n Bob Napier said...

Wouldn't a ball and chain be cheaper?

Gerard said...

Ball and chain? You want to marry off the truants?

Fred Blosser said...

So who monitors the GPS, and when they get a fix on the location, then what? "We are at a critical point in our time where we can either educate or incarcerate." What kind of kids do they grow in Bexar County??