Paddles, Stun Guns and Chemical Sprays: How US Schools Discipline Students
March 11, 2016

” … But not only are students still being locked in ‘isolation rooms’ and physically restrained, but 19 states also continue to employ corporal punishment against ‘disobedient’ pupils. What’s more, in the wake of Columbine, Sandy Hook and other school shootings, security officers – often employees of the local sheriff’s department or area police force –  routinely use mace, pepper spray, stun guns and Tasers to break up fights and suppress ‘unruly’ behavior.”

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