Corporal Punishment of Children
Corporal punishment -- most often, paddling -- can cause deep bruising or other lasting physical or mental injury. Furthermore, it creates a violent, degrading school environment in which all students -- and particularly students with disabilities -- may struggle to succeed. The use of corporal punishment in US public schools must end. There are positive, non-violent approaches to school discipline that have been proven to lead to safe environments in which children can learn.
Report: Impairing Education: Corporal Punishment of Students with Disabilities in U.S. Public Schools
Report: A Violent Education: Corporal Punishment of Children in U.S. Public Schools
|Selected documents from A Violent Education|