Last May, 10 people were killed when a teenage gunman opened fire on at a high school in Santa Fe, Texas. Nine students and one teacher were killed in the small Texas town.
TEXAS CITY, Texas—The school district here uses a facial recognition system to scan for people not allowed on school grounds. IDs track the whereabouts of students and staff. Teachers have cellphone panic buttons to alert police and soon will have special locks on classroom doors that can be activated remotely. A newly expanded security team keeps 22 AR-15 rifles in their offices.
A new program at Northside Independent School District will be able to electronically track students anywhere they go on one of two campuses starting next year.
Following the lead of two other school districts in the state, San Antonio, Texas’ Northside Independent School District is planning a pilot program that tracks students using transmitters inside identification cards. Why?
With an increase in number of threats to schools, Texas City ISD wants to share detailed information with you so you can have some good discussions with your children.
Tracking every student’s move. Northside I.S.D. is rolling out new technology that does just that. At school, it can be hard to keep track of everyone. “I’m always worried about my daughter being at school,” said Ernest Castro, a parent. “I check on my kids
TEXAS CITY, Texas (KTRK) –Students and staff in Texas City ISD are seeing several security changes this school year, including new ID badges with a built-in chip to monitor their location.
The Belleville School District is deploying active tags and readers to track the locations of all personnel and students within its schools and on its buses, as well as at “blue light” telephones on the campuses.