Electronic Tracking Of Students – Texas Schools See Big Money

Following the lead of two other school districts in the state, San Antonio, Texas’ Northside Independent School District is planning a pilot program that tracks students using transmitters inside identification cards. Why?

STOP Threats – Safety Tips for Our Parents

With an increase in number of threats to schools, Texas City ISD wants to share detailed information with you so you can have some good discussions with your children.

Northside I.S.D. Launches New Way To Track Students — Grace White

Tracking every student’s move. Northside I.S.D. is rolling out new technology that does just that. At school, it can be hard to keep track of everyone. “I’m always worried about my daughter being at school,” said Ernest Castro, a parent. “I check on my kids everytime I come in, it’s like once a week I come in to check on the attendance,” said Gina Lopez, another parent. For lopez, knowing her kids are in class at Northside’s John Jay High School is about to get easier. The school is launching a pilot program to track students through a chip in their student I.D. cards.

Texas City ISD now requiring students, staff to wear ID badges that monitor their location

TEXAS CITY, Texas (KTRK) –Students and staff in Texas City ISD are seeing several security changes this school year, including new ID badges with a built-in chip to monitor their location.