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Tuesday, April 24, 2012

Corporal Punishment Persists in 19 States’ Schools

Corporal punishment—typically swats with a wooden paddle on the backside of a student—is banned in most of the nation. However, 19 states, mostly in the South, still allow it, according to the Center for Effective Discipline, a group that seeks to abolish corporal punishment in U.S. schools.” (USA Today)

It’s part of the children’s civics education.

FEE Timely Classic
“The Origins of the Public School” by Robert P. Murphy