TITLE

The Right To Paddle

AUTHOR(S)
D.O.
PUB. DATE
November 1975
SOURCE
National Review;11/7/1975, Vol. 27 Issue 43, p1224
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the decision of the Supreme Court to constitutionalize spanking of children in the U.S. In many of the United States' schools the prime impediment to education is not lack of money or overpowering teachers' unions but a complete lack of discipline. The Supreme Court has ruled previously on such issues as the constitutional length and location of students' hair, and on the constitutionality of their dressing habits. It is opined that given the conditions in the schools, it may be a necessary ruling.
ACCESSION #
6069220

 

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