From Click on Detroit in Michigan, (June 6, 2009) (see also WJBK-FoxNews and AP/Chicago Tribune):
DETROIT -- The Detroit Public School District has launched an investigation into the treatment of a special education student.
The student was reportedly handcuffed to the principal's door following a fight at Sampson-Webber Elementary School on June 1.
According to school board member Marie Thorton, the school staff said the principal ordered a Detroit Public Schools police officer to handcuff the boy to a door in her office.
Thornton said the boy, a fourth-grader, remained handcuffed from 11:45 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. when he was allowed to go home.
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(h/t Patricia E Bauer)