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Texas School Can Force Students To Wear GPS Tracking IDs: Judge

AP | Posted 01.09.2013 | Education

SAN ANTONIO -- A Texas school district can transfer a student who is citing religious reasons for her refusal to wear an identification card that is p...

Judge Weighs Texas School's Tracking ID Program

AP | Posted 12.18.2012 | Education

SAN ANTONIO -- A federal judge is mulling whether a Texas high school that requires students to wear tracking badges can remove students who refuse to...

Student Sues Over Texas School Tracking IDs

AP | PAUL J. WEBER | Posted 11.28.2012 | Education

AUSTIN, Texas -- To 15-year-old Andrea Hernandez, the tracking microchip embedded in her student ID card is a "mark of the beast," sacrilege to her Ch...

Head of the Class

Shira Hirschman Weiss | Posted 11.13.2012 | Education
Shira Hirschman Weiss

As educational philosphies go, it is far better to be at the head of the class than to be the one who is behind. But is it far better to be ahead of the ones who are behind?

Big Brother Comes To High School? Tracking Proposal Sparks Controversy

Posted 05.30.2012 | Education

If a high schooler in San Antonio skips school for a burger at Bob's Big Boy, Big Brother just may be watching. The city's Northside Independent Sc...