The grumbling in New Albany cafeterias isn’t coming from students’ stomachs. It’s from parents.
The southern Indiana school district is one of the latest to deploy technology which “biometric identification to match a finger scan with a personal identification number,” WAVE reports.
According to a notification issued by the New Albany Floyd County school system, the technology is used to “eliminate pin numbers, eliminate misused pin numbers, maintain the privacy of students on subsidized food programs and speed up the amount of time in the lunch line.”
School administrators “refused” to go on camera to discuss the new technology.