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Alarming use of Tasers in public schools




Taser International's X2 two-shot Taser for law enforcement is displayed at a recent trade show in Las Vegas.
Taser International's X2 two-shot Taser for law enforcement is displayed at a recent trade show in Las Vegas.
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In California and other parts of the nation, an increasing number of children are being Tasered by school-based police officers. 

Since 2011, at least 84 incidents between these officers and students have occurred, but not on a college campus ... it's happened at the K-12 level. 

That’s the assertion of a new report titled, Set to Stun, by the Huffington Post and the Hechinger Report, a non-profit news agency that covers education.

We talked to Rebecca Klein, she's the editor of education news for The Huffington Post.