ERIC Number: ED355003
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1992
Reference Count: N/A
Hearing on Corporal Punishment. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Select Education of the Committee on Education and Labor. House of Representatives, One Hundred Second Congress, Second Session (June 18, 1992).
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Education and Labor.
A congressional hearing on corporal punishment focused on the emotional and physical impact of corporal punishment on children in the classroom, and highlighted legislation (H.R. 1522) which would prohibit corporal punishment in educational programs funded by the federal government. Statements were presented by the following people: (1) Irwin A. Hyman, Director, National Center for the Study of Corporal Punishment and Alternatives in the Schools; (2) Marian Pokalo, Supervising Physician and Supervising Psychologist, Atlantic Mental Health Center, Atlantic City, New Jersey; (3) George Batsche, President, National Association of School Psychologists; (4) Frederick C. Green, Past President, National Committee for the Prevention of Child Abuse; (5) Arlene Zielke, Vice-President for Legislative Affairs, National Parent Teacher Association; (6) Jimmy Dunne, President, People Opposed to Paddling Students; (7) Robert Fathman, President, National Coalition to Abolish Corporal Punishment in School; and (8) Fredda Brown, Association for the Severely Handicapped. Prepared statements, letters, and supplemental materials related to the subject of corporal punishment are also included. (MM)
Descriptors: Child Abuse, Child Welfare, Childrens Rights, Corporal Punishment, Discipline Policy, Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Legislation, Federal Regulation, Hearings, Teacher Student Relationship
U.S. Government Printing Office, Superintendent of Documents, Congressional Sales Office, Washington, DC 20402 (Stock No. 552-070-13840-4, $3.75).
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Education and Labor.