Corporal Punishment in U.S. Schools
School Climate & Safety A Closer Look at Corporal Punishment in the States
Education Week releases additional state-level analysis of civil rights data on corporal punishment in schools.
School Climate & Safety Video Consequences of Corporal Punishment: A School Paddling Victim Tells His Story
Nineteen-year-old Trey Clayton of Sarah, Miss., was just one of the tens of thousands of students paddled in schools in a given year. But, in his case, the consequences were especially harsh. His 2011 paddling led to serious injuries that caused him to miss weeks of school and important tests toward the end of his 8th grade year. He was held back that year and, ultimately, he dropped out of school. Education Week Video talked with Trey about his experience and his feelings now about corporal punishment in schools. Read more here: http://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/2016/08/23/miss-mans-life-upended-by-8th-grade.html Education Week Video
School Climate & Safety Corporal Punishment Use Found in Schools in 21 States
More than 109,000 students were paddled, swatted, or otherwise physically punished in 2013-14, an Education Week analysis finds.
School & District Management Corporal Punishment: Inside the Education Week Analysis
In a new investigation, Education Week found more than 109,000 students experienced physical discipline in 2013-14. Here's how we approached the analysis.