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By: Robert Price
A week after being told she'd have to switch schools, the Jay High School student who refuses to wear her student ID badge is back in class…for now.
Northside Independent School District planned to transfer sophomore Andrea Hernandez to Taft High School, but a judge granted a temporary restraining order.
He'll decide Wednesday whether the micro-chipped ID cards -- which are meant to track attendance -- violate her rights.
The student's attorney likes her chances.
"This is obviously a judge who understands the constitutional issues,” said John Whitehead of the Rutherford Institute. “He kept her in school when they were wanting to move her, so I feel that was a good sign."
Northside is running the pilot program with more than four-thousand students at Jay High school and Jones Middle School.
“Of the 4,200 students wearing their ID’s every day to school, we have one family that is objecting to this,” said district spokesman Pascual Gonzalez. "It's keeping kids safe, it's recouping monies for the school, and it's providing for great efficiencies in the running of the school."
Hundreds remember dead Texas cheerleader
May 19, 2013 21:20 GMT
By BETSY BLANEY Associated Press
COLORADO CITY, Texas (AP) -- Hundreds of people are joining the parents of a 13-year-old Texas cheerleader to remember the teenager who disappeared in December 2010 and turned up dead last month.
Through songs and prayers they remembered Hailey Darlene Dunn's short life. The memorial was held Sunday at Colorado Middle School where Hailey was a cheerleader.
Dunn's body was found in March near Lake J.B. Thomas in Scurry County, about 20 miles northwest of Dunn's hometown of Colorado City. Last month, officials confirmed the remains belonged to Dunn.
An investigation into Dunn's death continues. Officials have not released a manner and cause of death. No arrests have been made.
Authorities initially named Shawn Adkins as a person of interest. He was Hailey's mother's boyfriend when the teenager disappeared. He has not been charged.
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