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 Tracking What Kids Eat At School

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Date posted: 06/06/2005

A school in Georgia is using an account debit system with a computerised cash register, tied in to the school?s internet, so parents are kept informed of what their children are eating at school.

Originally the system was designed to simply eliminate lunch money, and the resulting loss or theft of such funds. But now the system has been turned around so that parents can see the register receipt. The theory is that the system allows parents to monitor what their kids are eating - healthy food or otherwise.

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