Corporal punishment

Discussion in 'General Chat' started by esquire., Nov 24, 2004.

  1. esquire.

    esquire. Senior member

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    The Memphis school board, one of the last big-city school systems to allow teachers to use the traditional wooden paddle, just voted to ban the use of this corporal punishment.

    In the 2003-2004 school year, there were 27,918 paddlings for a district with 118,000 students.

    I'm really surprised to hear this. I thought that all public schools had stopped this a long time ago. And, the number of paddlings seem pretty high. That's almost a paddling for every four students.
     
  2. Tokyo Slim

    Tokyo Slim In Time Out

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    That is probably the statistics for one poor bastard who decided to make a stand too...

    I know the feeling of a paddling in elementary school.
     

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