Kids in Cuffs: Why Handcuff a Student With a Disability
NBC News
February 20, 2017

“School isn’t usually tough for Kalyb Wiley-Primm, a smart, soft-spoken kid who likes science and robotics.

“But one day in second grade, Kalyb said, some bullies made it a nightmare. Upset by the bullies’ taunts, he began to cry and yell. ‘I was like, ‘I didn’t do anything to you!” he recalled.

“When a school security officer at George Melcher Elementary found Kalyb crying and screaming in the classroom, he asked Kalyb to come with him. Out in the hallway, Kalyb, still crying, refused to follow the officer.”

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