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GPS To Track Truant Students

• CBS News

Students with at least four unexcused absences will be given a handheld device with a GPS signal to verify their location, which officials hope will cut down on truancies.

Anaheim School District Director of Safe Schools Rick Martens says participating students would be required to check in electronically five times a day by entering a text message.


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Comment by Psychictaxi
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"Paranoia strikes deep
into your life it will creep
it starts when your always afraid
step out of line the man come and take you away"
Buffalo Springfield

Next stop - THE CHIP.

'For their own good', of course. 

What will be the reason to mandate your chip?  Or will it be in your food, and they just won't tell you.

'For your own good', of course...