The students are required to where these badges, the location of which can be determined 24 hours a day by those who are in proximity and receive the signal from the active RFID tag with the correct reader. Apparently the school reluctantly agreed to remove the tag and battery, but insited the ID would still have to be worn.
The offer would also require the Hernandez family to end their public criticism and agree to support the policy, something Andrea’s father Steve Hernandez finds unacceptable.
The company that provides the technology:
The school district's info page:
(This post has been edited for clarity, with more details and some additional links).
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