At my school, you get paddled after school by the principal. I've gotten it twice. He called me out to the hallway towards the end of detention and I had to bend over with my hands on my knees and look straight ahead.
One time in 6th grade for fighting. What hurt worse was the vice principal had to call my mom and ask permission to paddle me and she enthusiastically said "Yes! This was and I'm a better person for it.
Source: U. This story was written for AL. While most of the nation long ago stopped striking children, Alabama principals continue to boast one of the highest batting percentages in the nation, paddling one child every four minutes.
Corporal punishment in US public schools 10 usually takes the form of a student hit on the buttocks and upper thighs with a wooden paddle. David F. Though school policy required an adult witness in addition to the paddler, David said:.
Last March an Arkansas mother posted that her 17 year old son was spanked by his principal for walking out of class to protest gun violence. Her son, along with two other students, were given the choice of getting struck with a wooden paddle or two days of in-school-suspension, and they all chose the first option. This sparked outrage on social media, given that most people do not know that paddling still exists in USA schools.
Yes, I was never paddled for anything other than tardiness, however, to me back then, it was no big deal. We did not have ISS at that time. You either had after school detention, 3 day suspension, or licks.
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A spanking paddle is an implement used to strike a person on the buttocks. The act of spanking a person with a paddle is known as "paddling". A paddling may be for punishment normally of a student at school in the United Statesor as an initiation or hazing ritual.
Students who act out at the Georgia School for Innovation and the Classics in Hephzibah may now be asked to kneel in an office, behind closed doors, and receive strikes on their buttocks. Boulineau says that paddling is not mandatory; parents must give their consent. He said he hopes that the threat of it will act as a deterrent. Students at the Georgia School for Innovation and the Classics could face paddling if they misbehave.