May 282010
 May 28, 2010  Posted by  Non-U.S., Surveillance, Youth & Schools

Andrew Hough reports:

Children as young as four could be fingerprinted to take out books from a school libaray (sic)


The scheme is being trialled on junior classes at Higher Lane Primary in Whitefield, Bury, Greater Manchester.

Officials confirmed it is due to be extended to all pupils at the school, one of the areas largest primary schools, with 453 pupils aged four to 11.

Read more in the Telegraph.

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