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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.

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

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More schools think they see an answer to mass murders in biometric surveillance

Biometrics scanning is the newest technology employed in U.S. primary and secondary schools to prevent children from murdering others with…

 

West Virginia schools to deploy Rank One facial recognition for security system pilot

Schools in Marion County, West Virginia will pilot live facial recognition from Rank One Computing for visitor management and threat…

 

Aadhaar still blocking school attendance, expected block for pregnancy welfare

Despite Aadhaar, India’s national digital identity scheme, not being a requirement to attend school, many children are being denied access…

 

England updates guidance – not legislation – for biometrics use in schools

Just as schools broke up for the summer holidays, the Department for Education released updated guidance for the protection of…

 

‘Never mind’ — Carnegie Mellon after floating facial recognition policy

Carnegie Mellon University officials reportedly have said they have never used facial recognition technology and, after community feedback, have decided…

 

Wales issues new guidance on biometrics in schools, clarity welcomed

The Welsh government has released new, clear guidance on how schools should prepare for implementing any technology that would handle…

 

Carnegie Mellon draft policy would allow biometric surveillance on campus

Campus police would be allowed to use biometric surveillance on campus for criminal investigations under a new draft policy. The…

 

New York school districts plan facial recognition security despite ban

A moratorium on the use of facial recognition in New York State schools has not prevented a pair of districts…

 

School security summit pushes object and facial recognition tech, leans on humans

On the same day that the U.S. Supreme Court made it easier to carry a concealed firearm, a panel including…

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