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Is paddling okay in schools?

Ely seeks to reinstate paddling as alternative to suspension

The proposed 2013-14 student code of conduct does not reinstate the controversial punishment of paddling. But one board member hopes to get enough votes in April to add it back in after a three-year absence.

"This (paddling) is an alternative to out-of-school suspension if parents choose it," said School Board member Carol Ely, who retired as Shady Hill principal two years ago.

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Is paddling elementary school students okay?
Yes, but only with parental permission
( 32% )
No, there's no reason to reintroduce paddling
( 68% )
I'm not sure
( 0% )

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