RFID Chips http://tpr.org en Embattled RFID Pilot Program Discontinued At Northside ISD http://tpr.org/post/embattled-rfid-pilot-program-discontinued-northside-isd <p>After a full year of testing a radio frequency identification project at two of its campuses, the Northside Independent School District has decided to discontinue its student locator pilot at John Jay High and Anson Jones Middle Schools.</p><p>Students at Jay and Jones will no longer have to wear the RFID badges that projected their location on campus to school administrators. The $270,000 project started last fall as a way to take student attendance.</p> Tue, 16 Jul 2013 17:49:31 +0000 Joey Palacios 14905 at http://tpr.org Embattled RFID Pilot Program Discontinued At Northside ISD Northside ISD Testing RFID Locators On School Buses http://tpr.org/post/northside-isd-testing-rfid-locators-school-buses <p>Northside<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Independent School District has begun testing its radio frequency identification project on its buses. While the district has previously stressed that students are only tracked on the two campuses in the <a href="http://www.nisd.net/studentlocator/" target="_blank">RFID pilot</a>, the bus readers are not actively collecting data.</span></p><p>Out of its 850 buses, five special education buses in <a href="http://www.nisd.net/" target="_blank">NISD</a> now have the RFID readers installed. According to the district, that is to test functionality.</p> Wed, 27 Feb 2013 16:24:24 +0000 Joey Palacios 7077 at http://tpr.org Northside ISD Testing RFID Locators On School Buses Depending On Decision, RFID Case Could Reach Supreme Court http://tpr.org/post/depending-decision-rfid-case-could-reach-supreme-court <p>The federal hearing concluded without a final decision in the case between the Northside&nbsp;Independent School District and a John Jay High School student who refuses to wear a radio frequency identification card.</p><p>In the meantime, 15-year-old Andrea Hernandez, the sophomore refusing the ID card, will be allowed to stay at John Jay until the end of the semester. Northside Superintendent Brian Woods said that decision was made by the district.</p> Tue, 18 Dec 2012 15:05:44 +0000 Joey Palacios 3472 at http://tpr.org Depending On Decision, RFID Case Could Reach Supreme Court