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The Northside Independent School District (NISD) in San Antonio sparked a controversy when it rolled out its "Student Locator Project," which requires students to wear ID badges with embedded radio frequency identification (RFID) chips on a lanyard around their neck. Students are required to wear the tracking badges at all times during school hours and when attending certain school events, and those who refuse are reportedly being denied access to areas like the cafeteria or library. NISD's goal is to expand the project to 112 Texas schools and around 100,000 students as a means to combat against... Read more...