SACRAMENTO, California --- Both inside and outside the classroom, more and more U.S. students’ lives are increasingly digital and Internet-based. Tapping into public school students’ smartphones and tracking their whereabouts is a booming business for some companies looking to grow their bottom lines. Yet this data gathering is happening through
MintPress Investigates: School Districts Using GPS, Ankle Bracelets, & Smartphone Tracking On Truant Kids
GPS monitoring, ankle bracelets, smartphone tracking — these are just some of the tactics school districts are imposing on truant students. And software companies eager to pad out their bottom lines with government funds are happy to help.