Miss. district agrees to stop handcuffing students

An organization sued over the practice of handcuffing pupils to a pole

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JACKSON, Miss. — Public schools in Jackson, Mississippi, will no longer handcuff students to poles or other objects and will train staff at its alternative school on better methods of discipline, MSN News reports.

Mississippi's second-largest school district agreed to the settlement with the Southern Poverty Law Centre, which had sued over the practice of shackling pupils to a pole at the district's Capital City Alternative School.

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