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this tracking system offers protection? how? does it have some kind of pain/punch/hurt/death detector?

Hahahaha best quote ever. thumb.gif
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really??? Calling a teacher lazy is absolutely ridiculous. You obviously have no idea how the government funds our school systems. If you did, you would understand why this is necessary. The teachers have nothing to do with it. It is about accurate attendance records that can be verified.

so youre saying theyre too incompetent to take attendance? there isnt much work (or room for error) in putting a check/x beside a name.
or are you trying to say that students could just lie and say they were there and the school wouldnt be able to back up their claims? i would assume that if someone is getting in trouble for skipping class on a regular basis, no amount of lying is going to get the student off the hook. no "verification" would ever been needed.

if schools are having trouble with attendance records, the issues of said school is one a whole different level and something needs ot be done on the administration side of things. not students
    
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.how are teachers supposed to monitor students not in class? This system allows the administration to go and get them if they are out of class unexcused...

They don't need to know where you are when your not on class - that's your business and your decision not to go to school that day.
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.how are teachers supposed to monitor students not in class? This system allows the administration to go and get them if they are out of class unexcused...



what a lazy response.
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If I were a parent that had a kid going to this school district I would tell them to stuff it. If they threatened to expel or transfer my kid I would in turn threaten to file a lawsuit against the district. Our tax dollars go towards these schools, our kids have a right to use them.
I've already been considering homeschooling my kids if I have the ability to when the time comes. Our mess of a school system has already failed me, I don't want the same for my future kids. This article just makes me want to homeschool them even more.
Also, that Anaheim school district piece makes me even more sick. Demanding to know where kids are well after school (8pm?) That's none of their business.

Your kid has no right legally to attend school and not follow the rules set forth by the administration..On what grounds would you sue? Accurate attendance?
By all means, home school your kid if you think you can do a better job in every subject than the teachers who specialize in them...

I will agree the Anaheim SD does go too far though...Any and all monitoring should end at the schoolyard and at the school bell...
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really??? Calling a teacher lazy is absolutely ridiculous. You obviously have no idea how the government funds our school systems. If you did, you would understand why this is necessary. The teachers have nothing to do with it. It is about accurate attendance records that can be verified.

lol at accurate attendance, so they are going to automate the attendance checking now? and that is not being lazy?

what prevents someone to just give his tracking device to his classmate and fake his attendance?
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.how are teachers supposed to monitor students not in class? This system allows the administration to go and get them if they are out of class unexcused...

just as i said, what prevents someone to just give his tracking device to his classmate and fake his attendance?
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lol at accurate attendance, so they are going to automate the attendance checking now? and that is not being lazy?
what prevents someone to just give his tracking device to his classmate and fake his attendance?

The teacher still takes attendance...
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lol at accurate attendance, so they are going to automate the attendance checking now? and that is not being lazy?
what prevents someone to just give his tracking device to his classmate and fake his attendance?

The teacher still takes attendance...

then how does that make this system superior?
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The teacher still takes attendance...

then what is the tracking device for?

they will rely on that tracking system until they realize that it is senseless.
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