Privacy's last stand is taking place not far from The Alamo in Texas right now, to hear some people tell it. Two schools in San Antonio have begun tracking students using radio-enabled computer chips embedded in their ID cards, allowing administrators to know the precise whereabouts of their charges on campus -- be it in class, in the bathroom, in a stairwell or AWOL -- all while sitting at a computer.
After days of nonstop negotiations, the Chicago public school teachers have decided to go on strike for the first time in 25 years, leaving parents of more than 400,000 children scrambling to make child care plans.
Monday night, officials with Wichita Falls ISD spoke with parents and
teachers about technology and its impact on students. The goal was to
realize just how much students use things like computers and even iPads
on a daily basis in the classroom.