Reason.com's monthly installment of Nanny of the Month:
It is duly noted how this appears to be primarily about school funding rather than the education of the student.
Also, if you wanted to play hooky, wouldn't you just have a friend swipe your card.
But what if your friend is with you?
We foresee a potential lucrative 3rd party underground swiping industry in somebody's future there in Texas. Where there's a will, there's a way.
Power to the, uhhh... students?