LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) - We have a controversial topic in todays C-Block. A school in San Antonio is putting Frequency Identification System, or RFID, microchips in student ID cards next year, hoping to cut down on truancy rates.
And more schools could follow. The chips were originally invented to track down produce shipments but are now increasingly used to keep tabs on people's movements.
The chips are readable only on school property and buses and the district insists the students' information will be kept private, but opponents aren't so sure.
Do you think it's right to use this system to keep track of students? Click the THVideo to hear your responses.