Is it legal for a school to make a desk completely surrounded by walls and then placing a student in said desk as a punishment
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Yes, this can be used as a time-out type of punishment in appropriate circumstances. Appropriate circumstances would be especially for circumstances where the student is having difficulties with self-control and attentive to class activities.
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