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Student Andrea Hernandez suspended for refusing to wear school tracking system

by | 22nd, November 2012

WHEN student Andrea Hernandez from John Jay High School’s Science and Engineering Academy in San Antonio, Texas, was told to wear a tracking device to check on her movements, she declined . She said the radio frequency identification (RDIF) tracking device was akin to wearing the mark of the Beast .

The beeper is part of the “Student Locator Project”. The school needs to prove students are in attendance to get funding. It need to prove to the treasurers that bums are on seats. Students show the chipped lanyard at all times. If they want to vote, use the cafe or the library, students must show their chipped ID. It’s the same technology used to track prison inmates.

Says Hernandez :

 “I feel it’s an invasion of my religious beliefs. I feel it’s the implementation of the Mark of the Beast. It’s also an invasion of my privacy and my other rights.”

The school decided to act. It

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