Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Thu, 09/19/2013 - 10:52am
In an effort to better shield classrooms from convicted felons, Kansas is moving toward requiring certain educators to submit fingerprints when renewing their teacher licenses so they can be checked against a state criminal database.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Tue, 09/03/2013 - 3:58pm
Researchers investigating the use of iris recognition for biometric identification, which has been tested in some school cafeterias, have concluded that aging doesn't affect distinguishing characteristics of the average person's iris for almost a decade.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Mon, 06/17/2013 - 11:30am
Parents in the Polk County (Fla.) district received a letter stating a pilot program would track bus riders using each child’s iris. Parents could opt out, but by the time they learned about the program, the company charged with gathering the information had already captured images of about 750 children’s eyes.