Corporal Punishment in Schools
A Maryland county school system has removed a substitute teacher who was filmed hitting middle-schoolers with a belt last
Corporal punishment is ineffective and should be banned, according to a new report that studied the use of physical discipline
Nineteen states still allow the practice of corporal punishment in schools. According to the most recent federal data on
The controversial practice of corporal punishment in schools is still very much alive and kicking in the United States.
When Wendy Chandler received a back-to-school packet from her daughter’s Alabama elementary school in late August, she thought there had been a mistake. Inside the packet was a form that sought her permission to administer physical force as a form of discipline on her child. Surely this wasn't a form from 2013.
Leeds is one of many school districts in 19 states that allow school administrators to use physical force against students