Violence in Schools Comes From Teachers Too

Along with being bullied, students in 19 states can suffer physical abuse in the form of spanking from school officials.
Aug 20, 2014·
Samantha Cowan is an associate editor for culture.

Research has shown corporal punishment to be ineffective and even harmful, yet 19 states still allow teachers to spank students.

Rep. Carolyn McCarthy, D-N.Y. pushes for legislation to cut off certain funding to school districts that permit spanking.

The TPL hosts share their personal spanking stories and whether they think it is an acceptable form of discipline.

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