Administrators of Love Dale Central School in Belgaum, India are in the midst of testing a new method of monitoring students, with the help of RFID necklaces, reports the Deccan Chronicle.
The school recently launched a new program which requires all students to wear a RFID card around their necks, to allow parents and school officials to keep track of students throughout the day.
The new system, labeled Keeptrack, not only serves as a form of identification. It also helps keeps tabs on the students’ attendance records, academic performance and current whereabouts.
Readers installed on campus log information on students’ location from entry to exit, and parents may even sign up to receive SMS messages on their mobile phones about their children’s whereabouts at any given time.
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