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http://www.stophitting.com/index.php?page=statesbanning. It is actually legal for schools to physically discipline kids in 19 states?
Seriously? So a parent spanking their child is abuse, but a school official can paddle a child and that is just fine and dandy? The article also states that just last year (2011) Texas and North Carolina mandated laws stating the parents could decide not to have corporal punishment for their kids....so up until 2011 schools in these states could paddle kids without contacting their parents? WTF? Also found out that Colorado, where I went to school for 7 years is one of the states that allows this. Am I the only one that finds this so wrong?
Yes, I spank my child, but I would never allow anyone else to do so, unless it was either my parents or DH parents and they were babysitting and I was not there. I would definitely not allow anyone to EVER paddle my child.
Also the mother says this girl's butt was blistered and the school said that is normal after getting spanked? Sorry my kids butt has never been blistered.
Answer by jesse123456 at 8:10 AM on Sep. 23, 2012
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Answer by sahmamax2 at 7:28 AM on Sep. 23, 2012
I was kinda surprised they still did it or had it as an option. My state no longer does it. Back in the day, I do remember when the "board of education" w/ holes drilled in it, was used. The room would get eerily quiet & you'd wait for the swat & to see if the kid cried. You were also glad it wasn't you! :p There has to be a happy medium between paddling & calling the police on the kid. Parents & schools need to put their heads together so we're all on the same page.
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