Eddie Reeves doesn’t shy away from it: as a child, he says his mother spanked him with switches or tree branches. But a child psychologist says in general, physical punishment is not effective.
An emotional debate is underway about how far is too far when it comes to disciplining children. Hitting kids at home can escalate to criminal act. But what about hitting kids at school? You may be surprised to learn that several North Texas school districts still allow corporal punishment.
Sparing the rod may spare parents from future headaches, according to a new study from Southern Methodist University.
How to discipline or punish children is always a hot topic. Yelling, shouting, and raising your voice…may feel natural. But a new study says those actions should only be used to get a child’s attention.
Irving ISD school board president proposed something be brought back that most have abandoned — corporal punishment (spanking). New School debates.
IRVING (CBSDFW.COM) – Irving ISD school board president Steven Jones surprised attendees last night a the Irving school district meeting. He proposed something be brought back that most have abandoned — corporal punishment. The proposal […]
The small city of Springtown is tackling the big issue of spanking at school. Until now, the district only allowed men to paddle the boys, and women to paddle the girls.
A study conducted in North Texas shows that many mothers spank their children and researchers say many of the reasons for those spankings are relatively minor disciplinary issues.
The Texas legislature has approved a final version of a once-contentious bill requiring schools statewide to get parental permission before applying corporal punishment.