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Spanking in Schools

Inconsistent Outrage In School Spanking

Eliyahu Federman | Posted 04.30.2014 | Parents
Eliyahu Federman

The United States of course has a strong tradition of allowing parents to control the methods of upbringing their children. Spanking will remain legal, but if parents are critical of corporeal punishment in schools perhaps they should be critical of it at home too.

The Separation of Values and Common Sense

Jason Stanford | Posted 09.26.2012 | Education
Jason Stanford

This week the Springtown school board decided that it was kosher for school administrators to punish the body (that is, administer corporal punishment) of students of the opposite gender, but only if the parents gave written permission.

Texas School District OKs Opposite Sex Spankings After Vice Principal Spanking Left Girl 'Burned And Blistered'

AP | ANGELA K. BROWN | Posted 11.25.2012 | Education

SPRINGTOWN, Texas — Like many schools in Texas, "spare the rod and spoil the child" might be considered the motto at Springtown High School. Bu...

Texas Student Left 'Burned & Blistered' After Spanking

Posted 09.24.2012 | Education

A Texas high school student opted to take a spanking rather than serve another day of in-school suspension, but she was left bruised and blistered aft...

Spanking Still Allowed At Some Florida Schools

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 03.15.2012 | Education

While punishing students by spanking them with paddles at school seems like a scene from Little House on the Prairie , it's still a reality for studen...