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News and information about the use of biometrics in schools, or for the purpose of collecting biometrics from students. These systems can range from time & attendance systems, access control systems or cafeteria point-of-sale systems.

No global generation of kids, not the Xers, not even the Boomers will be as influential around the world as…

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Rank One gets nod on ISO-IEC biometric PAD standard, wins a school security contract

Facial recognition vendor Rank One Computing says its single-frame passive liveness detection algorithm complies with level 1 ISO-IEC face presentation…

 

Online proctoring biometrics use fails to meet Canadian legal threshold, report says

Online proctoring tools for conducting remote exams do not go far enough to ensure free, clear and individual consent from…

 

Student data privacy compromised in UK, at risk in US

The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) in the UK has issued a reprimand to the Department for Education (DfE) following a…

 

Financial institution exemption dooms student’s BIPA class action suit

By David J. Oberly, Biometric Privacy & Data Privacy Attorney For almost four years now, the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy…

 

Entrenched positions on biometric surveillance in NY schools aired

The U.S. state of New York’s IT services agency listened last week to testimony about putting biometric ID and surveillance…

 

Texas parents to collect students’ biometrics; Sydney school loo-turns on fingerprints

Parents in Texas have been given the option to collect DNA samples of their children using freely distributed test kits,…

 

Nigeria’s Delta State to capture biometrics of 98K pupils as school meal program resumes

After a three-year hiatus, Nigeria’s National Home-Grown School Feeding Programme (NHGSFP) is resuming in Delta State, with the capture of…

 

US schools increasingly turn to facial recognition in search of safety

Schools in Montana are using facial recognition from Verkada in an attempt to improve safety, though officials are unsure how…

 

Some schools still see a good tradeoff when looking at biometrics

Little has changed in the debate whether to use biometrics in schools. Some communities continue to reject them while others…

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