School uses technology to track student lateness

01/11/2012 | Battle Creek Enquirer (Mich.)

Officials at a Michigan high school this year are employing technology to help monitor student attendance in classes. With the new system, smartphones are used to scan bar codes on students' identification to determine whether students are arriving at class and whether they are there on time. School staff use small wireless printers to produce receipts for students who are listed as tardy, a designation tracked in a school database.

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