ERIC Number: ED066813
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1972-Mar
Reference Count: 0
Corporal Punishment in the Public Schools. The Use of Force in Controlling Student Behavior. ACLU Reports.
Reitman, Alan; And Others
This report has been prepared to increase the general awareness of how serious a problem corporal punishment can be and also to contribute some possible corrective steps. The document consists of (1) a summary of the current situation, (2) specific civil liberties considerations, (3) harmful effects, (4) illustrative case reports, (5) recent court action, (6) State statutes, and (7) public attitudes. (Author)
Descriptors: Corporal Punishment, Court Litigation, Discipline, Discipline Policy, Student Alienation, Student Rights, Student School Relationship
American Civil Liberties Union, 156 Fifth Avenue, New York, N.Y. 10010 ($1.00)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: American Civil Liberties Union, New York, NY.