Schools

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.

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

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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…

 

The Man’s still watching college kids, now with biometric surveillance — report

U.S. college and university campuses are as interested in biometric surveillance as any other public and private organization, according to…

 

Face biometrics deployments in Indian schools scrutinized by privacy advocates

Privacy advocates have criticized the deployment of facial recognition camera systems in at least 12 Indian schools, Reuters reports. The…

 

Corrupt bid process for school biometric system alleged, NY Comptroller asked to investigate

The decision-making behind a face biometrics system purchased by Lockport City School District is under increasingly intense scrutiny, with a…

 

Remote proctoring vendors to senators: Trust us.

Asked by U.S. senators to address equity concerns being raised about their biometric products, executives at online proctoring firms say…

 

Afghanistan plans biometric registration at madrassas to improve security, curricula

The Afghan government plans to conduct biometric registration of students and staff of madrassas around the country, as part of…

 

New York State suspends school biometric surveillance

Deciding that the use of facial recognition in schools it too risky — at least politically — New York Governor…

 

US senators ask online proctor firms for evidence they are fighting biometrics bias

Allegations of bias in proctoring software will never be the motivating controversy that is bias in policing facial recognition software,…

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