Just thought I post a list of articles of what is happening in the USA with biometric scanners in schools.
When I started this I could initially keep on top of what was happening in the states but the technology is being rolled at such a rate in the USA, it was difficult to keep up with it! This is the past couple of months news:
Should schools fingerprint kids?
Fingerprinting kids for school lunch comments from the 29th International Conference of Data Protection and Privacy Commissioners was held in Montréal, Quebec.
School store checks out in high-tech ways Detriot News
Finger-scanning implemented at local elementary schools Colorado
Wallenpaupack Area to offer cashless lunch Pennsylvania
Finger Scanning System at Oregon School Raises Security Concerns
From The Statesman in Oregon:
Scanning students' fingers hits a nerve
Lunch-line thumb scan won't hurt privacy
Thumb scanners keep information private
Schools add a personal touch - Denver Post