Kids In Confinement

Number 16307
Subject Children
Source WMAQ-TV (Chicago)
State Illinois
Year 1999
Publication Date Feb. 21, 22, 25; Apr. 7; May 28, 1999
Summary 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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Pages 35
Keywords VIDEOCLIP TAPE TRANSCRIPT; education; abuse; FOI; Board of Education; Equip for Equality
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