Can't we just turn Congress off and then turn it back on again?
And as is being argued in the OP article, there is a profit motive on the school's part to use this technology, so it's not even about safety so much as it's about greed.
You are a private citizen.
I wish to know your whereabouts at all times.
Do you have any objections? Why, or why not?
"Political speech and writing are largely the defense of the indefensible. . . . Thus political language has to consist largely of euphemism, question-begging and sheer cloudy vagueness."
~Orwell, Politics and the English Language