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Facial Recognition Technology in US Schools Threatens Rights

Expand In this July 10, 2018 photo, a camera with facial recognition capabilities hangs from a wall while being installed at Lockport High School in Lockport, N.Y. © AP Photo/Carolyn Thompson The use of facial recognition technology in US schools is fast becoming a reality. But any protections it could provide to children could also come with many harms, especially for children of color. In Washington State, two private schools have already adopted facial recognition technology. And in New York, the public Lockport City School District recently committed to having a facial recognition system…

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