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Speaking of Cruel and Unusual Punishment School Corporal Punishment is Illegal in 31 U.S. States, over half our nation, yet persists in Schools in 19 predominantly southern states! So much for Equality and equal access to safe and healthy learning environments for ALL U.S. students in taxpayer funded schools! Search 2008 report A Violent Education by human rights watch and ACLU
Watch short YouTube Video of Montel Williams, 2007 Supreme Court of The United States complicit in child abuse/beatings of minor schoolchildren no legal remedy Education Expert Ed Dragan on School Paddling
U.S. School Immunity Laws for Paddling Injuries to Students Contradict Mandatory Reporting of Suspected Child Abuse Laws Cost to Abolish School Corporal Punishment $0
Many students hit in the 19 states that still allow corporal punishment have disabilities like Autism. The following 19 US states permit teachers to hit children in their care with wooden boards for gaining obedience: AL, AZ, AR, CO, FL, GA, ID, IN, KS, KY, LA, MS, MO, NC, OK, SC, TN, TX, WY, some state laws do not require parental consent or notification for children to be hit in school!
Students K-12 are physically punished by school teachers, coaches and administrators hitting them with thick wooden paddles, often injuring students to the point of having to seek emergency medical attention, legally everyday in US Schools in 19 States known as School Corporal Punishment with no safety standards to protect students from excessive force injuries! See graphic brutally violent shocking injuries to students YouTube video Trailer for Documentary “The Board of Education” by Jared Abrams employees are Immune from criminal/civil charges leaving no legal remedy! Some State Laws, including Florida and Tennessee, do Not require parental consent or notification to inflict Pain as Punishment in school, yet it is Illegal in Schools in Nashville (yet 2/3 of TN Students attend Paddling Schools) and 31 U.S. States!
Spanking can be sexual abuse at no spank dot net
School Spanking, known as Corporal Punishment, is Discriminatorily applied to boys, minorities, disabled and low-income students. Search human rights watch and ACLU report impairing education.
Organizations Opposed to Corporal Punishment in Schools at stop hitting dot com
Sign Education Petition Support hr 3027 to end corporal punishment in us public schools at change dot org
Search Senior Policy Advisor, Amnesty International ‘Spanking’ Your Child: The World Disagrees
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