Education

Handcuffing Students

May 17, 2005 1 min read

An incident in which police in St. Petersburg, Fla., handcuffed an unruly 5-year-old at her school, along with similar events reported around the country this year, has stirred concern among many parents, educators, and community leaders.

Their question: Is it ever appropriate to handcuff an elementary school pupil? What’s your view?

A version of this news article first appeared in the TalkBack blog.