Connecticut’s New Canaan Public Schools have been invited to participate in a technology experiment that would involve potentially placing radio frequency strips on student or staff ID cards or on school items such as laptops to enhance security and increase efficiencies, reports the New Canaan Advertiser. However, the school board is awaiting more information before deciding whether to jump on board. SecureRF Corp. in Westport, a company that examines ways to use and market radio frequency identification (RFID) tags, recently approached members of the district after applying for a $100,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to conduct science research....

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