As more schools ban paddling, others defend it


As more schools ban paddling, others defend it


By RACHEL CHASON © 2014 USA Today (RNS) The use of corporal punishment on disobedient students — commonly known as paddling — will be banned this coming school year in three counties in Florida and two in North Carolina. That still leaves hundreds of school districts...

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