U.S. CitiesCity-Data Forum Index
Go Back   City-Data Forum > U.S. Forums > General U.S.
 [Register]
Please register to participate in our discussions with 2 million other members - it's free and quick! Some forums can only be seen by registered members. After you create your account, you'll be able to customize options and access all our 15,000 new posts/day with fewer ads.
View detailed profile (Advanced) or search
site with Google Custom Search

Search Forums  (Advanced)
Reply Start New Thread
 
Old 11-25-2009, 08:15 PM
 
Location: 30-40N 90-100W
13,856 posts, read 22,955,873 times
Reputation: 6679

Advertisements

Quote:
Originally Posted by Andillus View Post
I can't believe they have corporal punishment in schools in the south these days...seems so archaic to me... no offense.
I don't think it bothers me as much, but I do think it's wrong in public schools. Whether or not to use corporal punishment is the parents role and having it in public schools seems usurping of that. In fact I think I recall even very conservative parents having the view of "nobody spanks my kid, but me."
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message

 
Old 11-25-2009, 10:32 PM
 
1,645 posts, read 3,190,731 times
Reputation: 1381
I don't support corporal punishment in public schools (or really, private schools for that matter). Why should teachers and administrative staff be saddled with the emotional baggage and misplaced responsibility of raising/disciplining children which are not their own (beyond punishments such as detention, of course)?

That said, it's a parent's choice and I hate the way corporal punishment has come to be demonized in some of the more liberal areas of the country, in which nanny-staters want to dictate the laws of parenting to private citizens.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
 
Old 09-04-2010, 06:40 PM
 
41 posts, read 46,679 times
Reputation: 15
Start looking in small town texas and you should find the right place. :-)
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Please register to post and access all features of our very popular forum. It is free and quick. Over $68,000 in prizes has already been given out to active posters on our forum. Additional giveaways are planned.

Detailed information about all U.S. cities, counties, and zip codes on our site: City-data.com.


Reply
Please update this thread with any new information or opinions. This open thread is still read by thousands of people, so we encourage all additional points of view.

Quick Reply
Message:

Over $104,000 in prizes was already given out to active posters on our forum and additional giveaways are planned!

Go Back   City-Data Forum > U.S. Forums > General U.S.
Follow City-Data.com founder on our Forum or

All times are GMT -6.

2005-2019, Advameg, Inc. · Please obey Forum Rules · Terms of Use and Privacy Policy · Bug Bounty

City-Data.com - Archive 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35 - Top