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Rita DeCastro
Rita DeCastro

Parents should punish their kids as they see fit not the school system. Just my opinion...

Greg Larson
Greg Larson
  • Rita DeCastro

How about trying no violence in the home and definitely not in the school. I agree, too, parents should DISCIPLINE, but not punish. Educate, lead by example, without any violence. It works when consistent, and with love. Children learn by that example.

Andrew Willis
Andrew Willis
  • Rita DeCastro

Children have to learn violence from somebody! (or not)

Rita DeCastro
Rita DeCastro
  • Rita DeCastro

I meant grounding like I got as a child. No playing with friends, etc.

Rita DeCastro
Rita DeCastro
  • Rita DeCastro

Yes, Greg, you're right. What you wrote is what I meant. For example: I was grounded as a child. No playing with friends, etc. for a certain amount of time. I knew what I did wrong so I didn't need much discipline.

Julie Ann Worley
Julie Ann Worley

2 Texas High School girls Bullied at school and on Facebook because of Male Principal's Paddling discipline http://www.examiner.com/article/the-swat-heard-round-the-world-changes-spanking-rules-at-a -texas-high-school
Texas Spanking: A Sexual Assault?
http://www.theblaze.com/contributions/texas-spanking-a-sexual-assault/

Julie Ann Worley
Julie Ann Worley

Parents claim sons were paddled by football coaching staff

Posted: Mar 20, 2013 3:47 PM CDT
Updated: Mar 20, 2013 4:14 PM CDT
By Nick Kenney - bio | email


MEMPHIS, TN -
(WMC-TV) - Two parents begged the Shelby County School Board Tuesday night to get involved in an investigation into claims that their boys were abused at school.

Julie Ann Worley
Julie Ann Worley

USATODAY Despite opposition, paddling students allowed in 19 states – http://USATODAY.com http://usat.ly/HUiOq4#.UDJColUSaao.twitter

http://ideas.time.com/2012/10/01/should-paddling-be-allowed-in-schools/

Society
TIME
Why Is Paddling Still Allowed In Schools?
Corporal punishment is taking place in 19 states across the country, despite a raft of evidence that it causes serious harm in children
By Adam Cohen | @adamscohen | October 1, 2012

A Violent Education

Corporal Punishment of...

USATODAY Despite opposition, paddling students allowed in 19 states – http://USATODAY.com http://usat.ly/HUiOq4#.UDJColUSaao.twitter

http://ideas.time.com/2012/10/01/should-paddling-be-allowed-in-schools/

Society
TIME
Why Is Paddling Still Allowed In Schools?
Corporal punishment is taking place in 19 states across the country, despite a raft of evidence that it causes serious harm in children
By Adam Cohen | @adamscohen | October 1, 2012

A Violent Education

Corporal Punishment of Children in US Public Schools

August 20, 2008

In this 125-page report, the ACLU and Human Rights Watch found that in Texas and Mississippi children ranging in age from 3 to 19 years old are routinely physically punished for minor infractions such as chewing gum, talking back to a teacher, or violating the dress code, as well as for more serious transgressions such as fighting. Corporal punishment, legal in 21 states, typically takes the form of “paddling,” during which an administrator or teacher hits a child repeatedly on the buttocks with a long wooden board. The report shows that, as a result of paddling, many children are left injured, degraded, and disengaged from school.
Read the Report
ISBN: 1-56432-369-2 http://www.hrw.org/reports/2008/08/19/violent-education-0


CNN: 200,000 kids spanked at school, used frequently in 13: Missouri, Kentucky, Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina, Tennessee and Florida, according to data received from the Office for Civil Rights at the U.S. Department of Education. What safety standards protect children from sadistic pedophiles from filming and sharing school paddlings? Female Sherff's Deputy Robin Pagoria accused of torturing, filming and sharing video of naked girls, admits to spanking fetish http://www.wtsp.com/news/local/story.aspx?storyid=194203

Julie Ann Worley
Julie Ann Worley

223,190 Kids Legally Beaten in US Schools annually with Impunity, 20,000 students seek emergency medical treatment http://huff.to/deeCVl

Julie Ann Worley
Julie Ann Worley

Boy Says School Paddling Broke his Jaw
http://www.courthousenews.com/2011/08/25/39262.htm

Julie Ann Worley
Julie Ann Worley

High School Football coaching incident makes Rutgers Student Athlete Abuse look mild, 7 coaching staff witnessed assault on student, remained silent!
https://www.schooltoprison.org/news/article.244254-Students_paddling_case_was_dropped_by_D allas_ISD_police_district_attorney_s

Student's paddling case was dropped by Dallas ISD police, district attorney says
Friday, April 03, 2009
•By: JASON TRAHAN and TAWNELL D. HOBBS
•Organization: The Dallas Morning News
•Link: http://www.dallasnews.com
...

High School Football coaching incident makes Rutgers Student Athlete Abuse look mild, 7 coaching staff witnessed assault on student, remained silent!
https://www.schooltoprison.org/news/article.244254-Students_paddling_case_was_dropped_by_D allas_ISD_police_district_attorney_s

Student's paddling case was dropped by Dallas ISD police, district attorney says
Friday, April 03, 2009
•By: JASON TRAHAN and TAWNELL D. HOBBS
•Organization: The Dallas Morning News
•Link: http://www.dallasnews.com
A case involving a Lincoln High School student who was beaten with a canoe paddle by a coach could have been presented to a grand jury, but Dallas ISD police never followed up, according to county prosecutors. Dallas ISD police sought advice in fall 2008 from the Dallas County district attorney's office in handling a case. But the district's police department never asked the district attorney to prosecute the case - and ended up dropping it. "We did give some guidance to DISD police on some things that they could do to further their investigation, but we never heard back from them," said Terri Moore, top assistant to Dallas County District Attorney Craig Watkins. "We never received a prosecution report from them. We have not turned away any case." The Lincoln High School student was beaten so severely that the paddle split - but was taped up so the beating could continue. The student suffered severe bruising and welts to his lower back, buttocks and upper thighs and was referred to a doctor for care, according to a Dallas ISD investigative report obtained by The Dallas Morning News. Paddling is prohibited in Dallas public schools, but it is legal in Texas. The student received up to 21 strikes in the spring 2007 incident, which was witnessed by seven members of the football coaching staff.

Jackie Saulmon Ramirez
Jackie Saulmon Ramirez

I love the graphic but it is misleading to think you can 'fix' damage from abuse. Read this article:

Andrew Willis
Andrew Willis
  • Jackie Saulmon Ramirez

Jackie, thanks for sharing. Doubtless spanking puts children at incredible risk of lifetime damage. I saw the graphic differently, not as fixing the impact of abuse but rather fixing the problem.

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