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LAUSD to use fingerprint scans for school lunches

  • 10-04-2010
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By Connie Llanos/Los Angeles Daily News

Los Angeles Unified officials hope a new plan allowing students to purchase school meals with a simple press of a finger will save money, speed up long cafeteria lines and reduce the headaches caused by forgotten lunch money. But the controversial finger scan ID system, already tested and dropped by at least one school district in California and banned in some states, has faced opposition from parents and civil liberties groups worried about student privacy. (more…)

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