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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.

The National Testing Agency (NTA) of India failed to carry out an impact assessment study for two facial recognition projects…

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Lawsuit over face biometrics in school security system ruled no longer relevant

A lawsuit filed by parents against the New York State school district that planned to deploy facial recognition in schools…

 

Alliance formed to set standards for biometric proctoring, AI in education

Education artificial intelligence company Riid and non-profit consortium DXtera have partnered to launch the EdSAFE AI Alliance to increase public trust…

 

Education and science group: Proctoring industry should straighten up

A prominent computing society has issued guidelines — although not standards — for the remote-test industry, including in schools. The…

 

Facial recognition plans for millions of Indian examination candidates

Millions of examination candidates a year will be subject to biometric verification to take common exams administered by the National…

 

Proctoring industry’s big moment is really a big black eye

There is a sweet spot for covering a new tech industry in The New Yorker. Editors assign when they no…

 

Philippine Department of Education pitches PhilSys digital ID benefits to student leaders

The Philippine Department of Education (DepEd) held a National Orientation event this week to introduce Student Government Officers to the…

 

North Carolina school district buys face biometrics to monitor students and staff

A facial recognition system has been purchased in North Caroline by a rural school district northwest of Charlotte. News of…

 

3 proctoring app makers fidget as they are tested

If darting eyes are a possible sign of anxiety (and they are), there are makers of three automated biometric proctoring…

 

NY schools facial recognition system sticks around the courts

The New York Civil Liberties Union is fighting a motion to dismiss its challenge to a facial recognition system in…

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