This is not right, A blatant attack on civil liberties, No matter child or adult. Some of you may see this as "Protection for our Children". I see this as a "Going to Far" Response to domestic terrorism and the American Mindset after 9/11. This is not a solution to a problem, it is Utilitarian method meant for max control, which nobody should have.
I applaud this person for refusing to wear the RF-ID badge, I would not either.
For those of you that have graduated from grade school in the past, you remember "Senior Skip Day" and all those shenanigans you pulled while back in school. Do we really want to have our children become "Learning Machines" in school and nothing else? I remember running about the school during study hall, having fun and the time of my life, And I am sure I will remember it until the day I die.
Greatness lies not in being strong, but in the right use of strength - Henry Ward Beecher
Baby sister, I was born game and I intend to go out that way - Rooster Cogburn
(IN late - regarding the OP . . . didn't read the thread or anything else on this issue)
Umm - no . . . I put 'tracking your every move with a chip' to be along the lines of 'privacy invasion' and 'need a warrant' - you know, those concerns.
No way would I support 'the chip' - absolutely not.
I support the student. They're people - not cars.
A screaming comes across the sky.
It has happened before, but there is nothing to compare it to now.Pynchon - Gravity's Rainbow
My work is set up this way but the situation is quite different because we are a secured facility.
Technically theres no privacy invasion that doesnt already exist. No need for a warrant either since its on school property. Same reason they can go through your locker.