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Resource ID: #16307
Subject: Children
Source: WMAQ-TV (Chicago)
Date: Feb. 21, 22, 25; Apr. 7; May 28, 1999



In this two-part series and numerous follow-up stories, a hidden-camera investigation explores the underside of "time-out rooms" - a questionable disciplinary practice common in Chicago public schools and spreading nationwide. Reporters exposed the unsavory conditions and often inhumane treatment used to discipline school children, many of whom emerged with permanent physical or psychological damage.

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