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State lets center use shocks for one year

Extension requires a series of changes

The Judge Rotenberg Educational Center in Canton uses electric shocking devices similar to this for many of its students. The Judge Rotenberg Educational Center in Canton uses electric shocking devices similar to this for many of its students. (JOHN TLUMACKI/GLOBE STAFF/FILE 2006)
By Patricia Wen
Globe Staff / December 22, 2007

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State authorities have given a controversial special education school in Canton a one-year extension of its authority to use electric shock treatments on students, provided the center makes a series of significant changes. (Full article: 623 words)

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