State weighs what to do about violent kids and schools afraid to stop them
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An impromptu debate Tuesday between a disability rights expert and a school superintendent underlines a persistent controversy over how far a teacher can go to physically control a misbehaving child.

House Education Committee Chairman Mel Myler, D-Hopkinton, brought to the Committee Studying Violence in New Hampshire Schools a tale of injuries he was told about from kindergartners Michael, who punches and pinches with reckless abandon, and Matthew, who throws things in class.

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