And guess who's been fanning the flames of this silliness?
Common Core panel wants limits on school use of fingerprints, retinal scans. (Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 12/12/2013)
Do dooby do dooby sha la la la loo. Democrats dismissed many of the recommendations as silly.
Rep. Sondy Pope (D-Cross Plains) said no districts are performing retinal scans, [at least not in the name of Common Core standards] and that putting restrictions on taking biometric information could inhibit the ability of schools to monitor the health of special-needs students or record the temperature of a sick child.
Other Common Core posts:
Outside experts like Sam Blumenthal? (11/1/2013)
Legislators hear a wide range of opinions at Common Core public hearing. (10/4/2013)