The Express & Star reports:
Pupils will have their fingerprints taken at their £20,000 high-tech new school canteen in a bid to reduce queues and monitor pupils’ diets.
Redhill School in Stourbridge will bring in the controversial technology as part of a plan to implement a cashless system throughout the school.
The system requires pupils to press a finger against a machine which converts the print into biometric data.
This can then be used to identify individual pupils accounts.
The 1,200-pupil school in Junction Road detailed its plans in a letter to parents last month.
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