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 September 11, 2014  U.S., Youth & Schools

Tammy Daniels reports:

The introduction of biometrics in the school lunch line has a number of parents concerned about privacy and big-government intrusion into their children’s lives.

The school system is instituting the equipment at lunch lines this fall after more than a year of discussion about parents failing to pay delinquent lunch bills, the stigma surrounding free and reduced lunches and the need for student privacy.

But a notice sent home to parents  informing them of the changes sparked a firestorm on Facebook, with some parents and community members decrying what they see as an invasion — not a protection — of privacy.

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