Corporal Punishment in Schools

Corporal punishment in schools is legal in 19 states, but a recent situation at a Springtown, Texas, high school has sparked debate on the issue. While the high school’s corporal punishment policy says paddling may only occur between teachers and students of the same gender, a male assistant principle allegedly paddled a female student, causing uproar among parents. See what The Doctors have to say.

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