TITLE

From Parent to Protector: The History of Corporal Punishment in American Public Schools

AUTHOR(S)
Garrison, Timothy
PUB. DATE
April 2007
SOURCE
Journal of Contemporary Legal Issues;2007, Vol. 16 Issue 1, p115
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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 teacher's rod. The beginning of 20th Century marks the changes in the methods used by primary schools in child-rearing and disciplinary approach which centers on the welfare of the children.
ACCESSION #
26090360

 

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