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March 17, 2003
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A controversy has erupted over an Israeli middle school’s use of fingerprints to track attendance. Students at the Bar-Lev Middle School in Kfar Saba are required to register their arrival by placing a finger in a scanner that is hooked up to a computerized data bank. The school principal told the Jerusalem Post that the idea had been evolving since a student was seriously wounded in a terrorist attack two years ago.

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