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Parents Upset Over Schoolís Corporal Punishment Permission Form (Alabama)
Fox News Insider ^ | Sep 22 2013 6:32pm

Posted on 09/22/2013 9:19:14 PM PDT by Olog-hai

Some parents at Leeds Elementary Public School in Alabama were in for a shock when their kids brought home a permission slip for corporal punishment.

It stated that failure to return the form would be considered authorization for school personnel to administer the punishment.

Corporal punishment is legal in 19 states in America. …

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; News/Current Events; US: Alabama
KEYWORDS: corporalpunishment; education; homeschooling; permissionform; publiceducation; publicschool; publicschools
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1 posted on 09/22/2013 9:19:15 PM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: Olog-hai

Some of the parents deserve corporal punishment.


2 posted on 09/22/2013 9:36:05 PM PDT by Paleo Conservative (Just because you're paranoid doesn't mean they're not really out to get you.)
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To: Olog-hai
As for studies that show children who experience corporal punishment are more likely to suffer from depression and anxiety, Sprigg dismissed that as the difference between beating and discplinary spanking.

I dismiss it as Psychobabble BS.

Correlation does not equal causation.

It is just as possible that depressed kids are more likely to act up and be in need of corporal punishment.

3 posted on 09/22/2013 9:36:49 PM PDT by Pontiac (The welfare state must fail because it is contrary to human nature and diminishes the human spirit.)
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To: Olog-hai

I would never give someone else the permission to hit my kid. Ever. Hit em, and I’ll hit you back.


4 posted on 09/22/2013 10:22:39 PM PDT by RIghtwardHo
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To: RIghtwardHo

This is the damage that public schools do. First they go to one extreme, and then the other.


5 posted on 09/22/2013 10:24:31 PM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: Olog-hai

Corporal punishment is extreme?

Lack of discipline in school is extreme?

What is your happy medium?


6 posted on 09/22/2013 10:43:18 PM PDT by BwanaNdege ("Life is short. It's even shorter if you suggest going out for pizza on your anniversary" Peter Egan)
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To: Pontiac

>> Correlation does not equal causation.

Not not never.


7 posted on 09/22/2013 10:49:22 PM PDT by Gene Eric (Don't be a statist!)
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To: BwanaNdege

Since I said none of those things, it is impossible to answer what you are asking, whatever that may be.

I have been in schools that beat kids simply for having the wrong answers on their homework. I have also been in very lenient schools that let kids run wild and act like fools. What with “free education for all children in public schools” being the tenth plank of communism in the Manifesto, I am wary of all public schools insofar as they are a tool used to weaken the family—and even some private schools that exhibit similar tendencies.


8 posted on 09/22/2013 11:00:50 PM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: Olog-hai
Since I said none of those things, it is impossible to answer what you are asking, whatever that may be.

"First they go to one extreme, and then the other."

Since you did not specify which "extremes" you were talking about and the subject was Corporal Punishment, I inferred that it was one of the "extremes". Heading toward the other end of the scale, I concluded that you were implying a lack of discipline as the other extreme.

Please define the extremes to to which you referred.

9 posted on 09/22/2013 11:26:32 PM PDT by BwanaNdege ("Life is short. It's even shorter if you suggest going out for pizza on your anniversary" Peter Egan)
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To: Olog-hai

When I was in school, you screwed up and you got whipped!!

There are a lot of rug rodents in todays classes that desperatly need it!!!


10 posted on 09/22/2013 11:57:48 PM PDT by dalereed
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To: BwanaNdege

No, corporal punishment isn’t an extreme by itself. Abuse in the guise of such punishment certainly is, though.


12 posted on 09/23/2013 12:14:38 AM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: RIghtwardHo

Same. I don’t even have kids yet, but I would flip my shiz if a teacher ever hit my kid.

I don’t plan on using physical punishment with my kids. My parents didn’t. Their parents didn’t. I don’t even think any of my great-grandparents even did. I sure as heck don’t want some teacher I barely know and who barely knows my (future) kid laying a finger on him.

I am really surprised it’s still legal in so many states.


13 posted on 09/23/2013 12:29:42 AM PDT by pregnant-cornbread
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To: BwanaNdege

I’m going to guess: discipline.


14 posted on 09/23/2013 12:29:42 AM PDT by pregnant-cornbread
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To: pregnant-cornbread

No Nizzle, fo’ shizzle.


15 posted on 09/23/2013 12:46:50 AM PDT by eyedigress ((zOld storm chaser from the west)/ ?s)
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To: RIghtwardHo

Most of my generation was raised just the opposite: get a spanking at school, and get another one at home.

OTOH, the ones I went to school with who had parents with your attitude were the worst little B*****Ds in the school. And those parents were usually quite liberal.

How the times do change.


16 posted on 09/23/2013 12:52:49 AM PDT by ApplegateRanch (Love me, love my guns!©)
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To: RIghtwardHo

“I would never give someone else the permission to hit my kid. Ever. Hit em, and I’ll hit you back.”

I’m with you.
Funny that I see alot of opinions here about how bad public school teachers are and how they indoctrinate instead of teach but a lot of those same people think nothing of letting that same teacher hit their kids. Weird.


17 posted on 09/23/2013 12:57:24 AM PDT by snarkybob
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To: snarkybob

Where are you from Bob?


18 posted on 09/23/2013 1:05:32 AM PDT by eyedigress ((zOld storm chaser from the west)/ ?s)
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To: BwanaNdege

I’m with you

Anyone over 50 remembers a real America


19 posted on 09/23/2013 1:16:06 AM PDT by wardaddy (the next Dark Ages are coming as Western Civilization crumbles with nary a whimper)
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To: eyedigress

“Where are you from Bob?”
Texas


20 posted on 09/23/2013 1:16:36 AM PDT by snarkybob
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