Counterpoint: The Benefits of Corporal Punishment
- Corporal punishment is legal in 22 states. Would you support its use in your school? YES. Mason, David // NEA Today;Sep2005, Vol. 24 Issue 1, p38
Supports the implementation of corporal punishment in schools. Difficulties faced by teachers in disciplining students; Role of parents in teaching their children how to behave in school; Advantages of allowing spanking to punish misbehaving students.
- Corporal punishment is legal in 22 states. Would you support its use in your school? NO. Rosenbaum, Noel // NEA Today;Sep2005, Vol. 24 Issue 1, p38
Opposes the implementation of corporal punishment in schools. Other approaches that can be taken by teachers to discipline unruly students; Advantages of establishing an Alternative School that will provide anger management services for students.
- From Parent to Protector: The History of Corporal Punishment in American Public Schools. Garrison, Timothy // Journal of Contemporary Legal Issues;2007, Vol. 16 Issue 1, p115
The article discusses the history of corporal punishment in American public schools. Accordingly, the existence or corporal punishment as part of child discipline procedure in public schools has started during the colonial period which was allowed by school administrators and manifested using...
- Corporal Punishment in Schools? Audena, Joane // 21st Century;Oct97, Vol. 9 Issue 2, p11
The author discusses her views on corporal punishment in U.S. schools. She comments that punishments in schools today need improvement. She says that corporal punishment is the right form of discipline for students who are hard to control. She also adds that those who believe that corporal...
- Point: The Negative Impact of Corporal Punishment. Stokely, Anne // Points of View: Corporal Punishment;2014, p5
This article presents an argument on the negative impact of corporal punishment. Corporal punishment, or punishment inflicting physical pain, is at best, a discipline of questionable effectiveness, and at worst, child abuse. Whether practiced at home or in school, corporal punishment may indeed...
- Corporal Punishment: Guide to Critical Analysis. // Points of View: Corporal Punishment;2014, p4
This article offers a critical guide to the controversial issue of corporal punishment. The article discusses criteria in understanding the issue, such as distinguishing between fact and opinion and recognizing point and counterpoint arguments. Also presented are exercises that help the reader...
- Fla. Board Bans Paddling. // Education Week;4/21/2010, Vol. 29 Issue 29, p5
The article announces a decision by the Marion County, Florida school board which removes the option beginning in 2010-2011 for principals to paddle students in front of a witness with permission of a parent.
- Texas District Expands Student-Paddling Rule. A. P. // Education Week;10/3/2012, Vol. 32 Issue 6, p4
The article discusses an educational policy in Texas' Springtown district that sanctions the use of a paddle for corporal punishment and spankings for school disciplinary measures, focusing on the policy's expansion of the practice by teachers of the opposite sex of the student being punished.
- Use the rod, pay the price on discipline. Shamberger, Ebony // Charlotte Post;8/2/2012, Vol. 37 Issue 47, p1B
The article discusses the issue of corporal punishments to discipline children in the U.S. and imparts that disciplining a child should never hurt.