Sacramento-area school buses go high-tech

Wednesday, October 9, 2013

Within weeks, nearly 2,000 students boarding buses in the Folsom Cordova Unified School District will be able to swipe a card over a bar-code reader that is linked to GPS tracking.

With that one action, the students on any of the district’s 78 buses will enter a new age of security tracking. Each swipe will tell the school district – and, ultimately, inquiring parents – where and when a child got on or off the school bus.

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