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In Some U.S. Schools, Resistance to Ending Corporal Punishment

Two licks with a wooden paddle in the principal’s office was the price 11-year-old Kaley Zacher, of Dexter, Georgia, paid for ignoring warnings about falling behind in her school work. 780 more words


Discipline, torture...what's the difference?

After more appalling revelations about extreme treatment of young  people in detention, we look at a different dimension of  incarceration in Australia; the limits of discipline of people in places of detention. 95 more words

Australian Law


As with Rip Van Winkle, I had seen movies and cartoons of Washington Irving’s The Legend of Sleepy Hollow.  Recently I read it.  Once again, the dictionary and Internet helped me understand some words and references. 233 more words

Rigorous Retraining

Another Miranda Birch femdom fantasy has been published. “Rigorous Retraining” is set in a near-future femdom world, where Prime Minister Tessa March, a no-nonsense disciplinarian, has decided that what the country needs is good old-fashioned discipline. 77 more words


A Closer Look at Findings from the Federal Investigation Into PGCPS's Head Start Program

by Genevieve Demos Kelley and Amy Alford

Federal funding has been withdrawn from the Prince George’s County Public Schools Head Start program, after PGCPS failed to correct problems identified in a federal investigation conducted in February. 722 more words


15th August 1987. Spare the Rod...

Corporal punishment in schools which ranged from outright flogging to lesser treatment in early 19th century Britain is vividly demonstrated in Dickens’ Nicholas Nickleby (1838). 441 more words