I spent a few minutes reflecting on what had just happened.
The realization came over me that my job would never be the same.
Links to on-line school handbooks mentioning corporal punishment are to be found on the pages.
On THIS page the material falls broadly into one of three categories: anecdotal accounts and reminiscences, discussion of individual cases, and general opinion or debate pro or con. Web links for school CP in all other countries are here.
Whittlesey Story" and "Swift and Deadly Justice") And that's the way it was ...
School Violence, Punishment, and Justice Power in Schooling Practice: The Educational Dilemmas Pain Versus Anguish: Is There No Need For Corporal Punishment? Rozycki, an educational philosopher, challenging many of the currently fashionable conventional wisdoms.
Keila's Blog: Corporal punishment In Mississippi: Thoughts on Corporal Punishment Two northerners go teaching in Mississippi (2006).
They have come to more or less opposite conclusions about paddling.
One finds the kids are receptive to it and is prepared to assist in the process (by holding the student's hands down on the desk while the vice-principal delivers the punishment). Punishment Another member of the Mississippi Teacher Corps (see previous item) writes (2008) about using corporal punishment.