24th September 03:47 AM
Georgia school to ask parents to paddle students as punishment
By Semi Turaga
Wednesday 12/09/2018
Georgia is one of 20 states that allows paddling in schools[Photo:BBC News]

A school in the US state of Georgia is asking parents to consent to allowing their children to be spanked with a wooden paddle as a form of punishment.


The school sent the policy guidelines to parents with a form asking for their consent[Photo:BBC News]

The Georgia School for Innovation and the Classics sent a letter to parents requesting to paddle students after their third behavioural infraction.

Students who are not authorised to be paddled will instead face a suspension.

Georgia is among 20 US states that allow corporal punishment ‑ including paddling ‑ in schools.

[Source:BBC News]

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