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In San Antonio, middle school students can be tracked in an instant because their badges are equipped with GPS devices. This way, the thinking goes, educators will be able to better count the number of students in school – which, in turn, translates to more dollars from the state. NBC’s Charles Hadlock reports.

School requires students to wear tracking device

One of the largest high school districts in Texas is coming under fire for requiring students to wear ID cards embedded with electronic devices that allow them to be located in an instant. School officials say the district was losing almost $2 million a year because of poor attendance. NBC’s Janet Shamlian reports.

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