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Corporal punishment news and analysis from The Nation
September 23, 2014
Is Corporal Punishment a Form of Domestic Violence?
Americans widely accept the use of corporal punishment, but its effects are damaging.
April 8, 2014
Why Are Black Students Facing Corporal Punishment in Public Schools?
A growing controversy over use of the “paddle” to discipline children has a painful racial subtext.
June 5, 2013
The Prevalence of Corporal Punishment in US Schools
Some nineteen states still allow corporal punishment in their schools, subjecting hundreds of thousands of American children to legalized floggings every year.