Andrea Hernandez shows her ID badge with a tracking device. (Photo courtesy WOAI)

Judge rules in favor of San Antonio school district high-tech badge case

SAN ANTONIO — A judge has ruled in favor of the Northside Independent School District in a lawsuit filed over student smart badges.

Andrea Hernandez’s parents filed a lawsuit against the district claiming a requirement that she wear a radio frequency ID badge violates her religious freedom. Northside ISD allowed Hernandez to return to school Monday without the RFID-equipped badge while waiting for the court’s decision.

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