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    Cyburbian hilldweller's avatar
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    Thank you sir! May I have another?

    http://news.yahoo.com/blogs/abc-blog...opstories.html

    Who knew that corporal punishment is still legal in public schools? I sure didn't.

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    Cyburbia Administrator Dan's avatar
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    immediately comes to mind before opening the link.

    (opens link)

    Yup. About what I expected.
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    Cyburbian Brocktoon's avatar
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    I knew it was legal however I did not realize it was still being used.
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    Wow... there are several things wrong with that and I don't think that the punishment fit the crime what so ever. Additionally, if the school did not follow it's own protocol, (male v. female) it is just a massive invitation for legal action.

    I have mixed feelings on the whole punishment thing in schools, but I do not think that this level of punishment is ever acceptable. Frankly, I don't even know where my line would be drawn, but it would be miles from what happened here.
    "The alternate domination of one faction over another, sharpened by the spirit of revenge, natural to party dissension, which in different ages and countries has perpetrated the most horrid enormities, is itself a frightful despotism." - George Washington

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    Cyburbian imaplanner's avatar
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    Even taking the corporal punishment thing out of it this story is really creepy. Really creepy.
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