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Is Corporal Punishment an Option in Your State?

Twenty-nine states ban corporal punishment, but rules vary even from district to district. Some schools reported using physical discipline even when their states said no.

Related: A Persistent Practice: Corporal Punishment in U.S. Schools





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Source: Education Week Research Center analysis of Civil Rights Data Collection, 2016 | Design: Sumi Bannerjee

Vol. 36, Issue 01, Page 18

Published in Print: August 24, 2016, as Where Schools Use Corporal Punishment
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