Corporal Punishment

Corporal Punishment

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Corporal punishment is the use of physical force to correct or punish student behavior. Corporal punishment does not lead to positive, long term changes in student behavior, and raises serious moral and ethical issues; however, it continues to be used in some schools.

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Florida District’s Board is Poised to Ban the Use of Corporal Punishment in Schools Lake County School Board is expected to give preliminary approval to a proposal that will remove corporal punishment as a disciplinary option after being the last school district in Central Florida to allow this form of discipline.

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