The New York State report found students as young as nine years old subjected to sudden, painful, repeated electric shocks for refusing to follow staff directions, failing to maintain a neat appearance, stopping work for more than ten seconds, getting out of seat, interrupting others, nagging, swearing, whispering and slouching in chair, and ‘moving conversation away from staff. …
These devices are much stronger than police stun guns (1-4 milliamps), says Gregory Miller, former teacher at JRC. … In McCollins case, school staff used the powerfully painful electric shock device (45 – 91 milliamps, at 66 volts) on McCollins over the course of seven hours for not taking off his coat in class. After his “therapy” was over, McCollins was admitted to a nearby childrens hospital ….
I’m thinking mentally challenged is a term that better describes the teachers and administrators of this school.