The document, which was shared among policy advisers, said giving teachers Tasers would provide a valuable discipline tool, allow control of the entire class without physical contact and ensure class concentration. It also noted that the cost of a roll-out could be offset by financial and social benefits including decreased expenditure on stress leave for teachers and decreased rates of anti-social behaviour.
Funny? Not. A staffer has reportedly been fired.
Thing is, the above stupid-joke argument is essentially exactly the same argument used to justify Tasers For Police.
Political leaders and decision-makers should sit down, allow some quiet time, and think about that very carefully.