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Old 03-27-2006, 08:24 PM
 
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I Want To Move To North Carolina But ..if Anyone Teacher Pri****l Ect., Harmed My Child Im Afraid ...i Would Flip Out And End Up Arrested . Hitting Is Wrong You Cant Teach A Kid To Be Nonviolent If Adults Are Smacking Them Around.

 
Old 03-27-2006, 08:36 PM
 
Location: North Carolina
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Default You are right, Molly

You are right. We have all of these anti bullying campaigns, zero tolerance for this and that, yet we still have adults hitting children with paddles.
It is called "assault with a deadly weapon" in any other walk of life. We don't hit wives, prisoners, mental patients, or pets, yet our educated sector is beating and bruising our children, and calling it "discipline"....the root word here means "to teach"...just what is being taught with corporal punishment? The bully has definitely moved to the head of the class.
As I said in a previous post, when a school district embraces hitting children, all sorts of misconduct is tolerated. I imagine it is much like an abusive spouse who hits, there is physical and emotional abuse. Ditto to the administrators who hit, they are also abusive in other ways.
Thanks for the support and for the interest in this topic.
Peggy
 
Old 03-29-2006, 03:31 PM
 
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http://www.wwaytv3.com/global/category.asp?c=4407 (broken link)
This link will take you to a news story from Wilmington, NC, from the ABC affiliate. As the story will tell you, corporal punishment is alive and well in North Carolina schools.
Peggy Dean
 
Old 03-29-2006, 03:33 PM
 
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The story above was on tonight's news, March 29, 2006.
 
Old 04-12-2006, 10:04 AM
 
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There is no corporal punishment in Wake County. The Raleigh area. I worked in the school system, and we can't even put a hand on them.
Thanks for the info...it is reassuring to those of us looking in the wake county area!
 
Old 04-12-2006, 11:29 AM
 
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I am very disturbed over this. I was going to move to the charlotte area, Union County to be exact but now I'm thinking Raleigh. I dont want my kids beaten by the school.
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