Education Secretary King Calls For End To Paddling StudentsEducation Secretary John King is urging governors and school leaders in states that allow student paddling to end a practice he says would be considered "criminal assault or battery" against an adult.
Father Accused Of Spanking Son For Missed GoalA 31-year-old West Texas man faces a felony charge after allegedly spanking and leaving several welts on his 8-year-old son for missing a goal in a soccer match.
Should The Gov't Have A Say In How Children Are Punished?It's a controversial subject among parents -- spanking. Now, officials in Canada want to make the act illegal. Do you think the government should tell you how to discipline your child?
NFL Will Hear Adrian Peterson's Appeal Dec. 2Adrian Peterson's hearing for the appeal of his suspension will be held on Dec. 2. And it will not be in front of NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell.
Peterson Case Prompts Spanking DialogueYes, Adrian Peterson said, the allegation that he struck his young son with a branch is true. No, he does not believe he committed a crime.
How Far Is Too Far When Using Corporal Punishment?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.
Corporal Punishment Continues In Many Texas SchoolsAn 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.
Study: Kids Misbehave 10 Minutes After SpankingSparing the rod may spare parents from future headaches, according to a new study from Southern Methodist University.
North Texans Sound Off On Yelling Vs. Spanking StudyHow 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.
New School Debates Corporal Punishment In SchoolsIrving ISD school board president proposed something be brought back that most have abandoned — corporal punishment (spanking). New School debates.
Board Votes Down Gender Specific School SpankingThe 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.
Spanking May Raise Mental Health RiskDisciplining children with physical punishment such as spanking, shoving or slapping may raise their risk for developing mental health problems when they get older, new research suggests.

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