A school from 1984 in 2012

Each student from Anson Jones Middle School in San Antonio, Texas gets their very own plastic name tag complete with lanyard and radio-frequency identification technology. Why? Because Texas schools receive funding based on attendance. And what better way to prove and improve attendance than tracking students’ whereabouts? Welcome to 1984.

Link: nytimes.com
Image: Jennifer Whitney for The Texas Tribune

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10/22/2012

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