From Parent to Protector: The History of Corporal Punishment in American Public Schools
- THEY STILL DO THAT?? SEARS, NINA // NEA Today;Jan/Feb2009, Vol. 27 Issue 4, p16
This article presents information on the use of corporal punishment in public schools in 2009. The article reports that many states in the southern U.S. use paddling in student discipline and that 21 states still allow the practice. The article also notes that Black and special education...
- Point: Corporal Punishment Has No Place in the United States. Ballaro, Beverly; Newton, Heather // Points of View: Corporal Punishment;2013, p2
The article argues against the use of corporal punishment in public schools in the U.S. It asserts that corporal punishment, such as spanking, pinching and ear pulling, should be banned from schools as this violates human rights and has public health implications. It further argues that children...
- 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.
- 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...
- Counterpoint: The Benefits of Corporal Punishment. Wilson, Brian // Points of View: Corporal Punishment;2013, p6
This article presents an argument on the benefits of corporal punishment. Despite myriad complaints and studies suggesting the contrary, common sense dictates that corporal punishment should work. One must not forget the power of intimidation. To have a coach or assistant principal display a...
- Hitting Is Not for Children. Carey, Kathy // Montessori Life;Spring2009, Vol. 21 Issue 2, p4
The author reflects on the use corporal punishment as a disciplinary measure in schools. She focuses on the views of Elizabeth Gershoff, an assistant professor of Social Work at the University of Michigan, and Jane Nelsen, counselor and advocate of "positive discipline." Gershoff believes that...
- Effects of Spanking in Early Childhood. Wellbery, Caroline // American Family Physician;3/15/2005, Vol. 71 Issue 6, p1188
Discusses research being done on the impact of spanking in early childhood. Reference to a study by E. P. Slade published in the May 2004 issue of "Pediatrics"; Correlation between spanking and parent-teacher meetings; Association of spanking with behavioral problems.
- Corporal Punishment and Its Implications for Exceptional Children. Smith, J. David; Polloway, Edward A.; West, G. Kenneth // Exceptional Children;Jan1979, Vol. 45 Issue 4, p264
In light of the Supreme Court's recent ruling in the case of In graham v. Wright, the use of corporal punishment has again captured the attention of educators. This article traces the legal bases of this disciplinary technique and examines the rationales used to support or oppose its employment....