Although the use of corporal punishment in Florida schools decreased nearly 89 percent between andthere were still over 3, cases of students being spanked or paddled inthe most recent year with complete data. The price for one pancake is about one U. Corporal punishment is ineffective and should be banned, according to a new report that studied the use of physical discipline in Florida school districts. Indeed, people are more likely to support corporal punishment if they faced such discipline as kidsaccording to a September HuffPost poll. Keywords Corporal PunishmentFlorida Schoolsduval county public schoolsuniversity of floridasouthern poverty law center. Passed down through generations this archaic practice in our public schools is a tradition of violence in the communities and backward school districts where this still occurs. Another four said they do not personally believe in corporal punishment, but they consider it a requirement of their jobs.
Of the 27 school administrators who were interviewed about corporal punishment, 16 told researchers that they believe paddling students is effective.
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Of the 67 Clay students who were paddled in the '12 school year, 41 went to one school — Wilkinson Junior High. Please log in or register to add your comment. I don't think we can cave to cultural pressure and ignore science. But Florida is still one of 19 states that nonetheless allow schoolchildren to be spanked, and now there's a new push to end what critics call a form of institutionalized violence. Toggle navigation Main menu. Do you have information you want to share with HuffPost? This violence which creates a hostile learning environment for both school employees and public school students, is most certainly NOT used as a last option at all, and one only needs to read the school handbooks many on line to see that young persons are being hit for many trivial infractions.