Escuela estatal de vigilancia

State surveillance school

State surveillance school

In the US state of Texas, a school district in the city of San Antonio has proposed something very bad for its students: Starting next school year, all students are required to carry a school ID, which incorporates a type of tracking device. In this way, students can be precisely located on the school premises. For them, jumping or relaxing on the playground is a thing of the past. Cause that’s how she can Each student’s presence in school must be carefully checked., Excuses or tricks no longer work. and why all this? “We want to take advantage of the possibilities of technology to Make schools safer“Explained the director of the Pascual González school to the local newspaper” San Antonio Express “. But that’s only part of the truth: at the same time, with this drastic measure, the school also wants its own Increase income. She only receives money from the state depending on the number of students present. And this nasty new monitoring method can be used to check who has been absent all day and who has just been late, that is, was actually present. This plan was not so well received by the American data protection organization ACLU: on the one hand, it could Children can be kidnapped more easilyif someone hacks the system, on the other hand, this is a Invasion of student privacysaid his spokesman for the “San Antonio Express”. And members of the San Antonio school board were of the opinion: “We are crossing our borders.” In any case, the fact is: Never before have there been such blatant attempts to prevent students from being absent. What is your opinion on the new school cards with tracking function? Would you use that ID for security reasons? Is this school system an absolute horror for you? Then tell us what your dream school is like! Click here to see the action.