IN THE NEWS

Ban the paddle
The Charlotte Observer
March 23, 2007


School board hears Tom Johnson's opposition to paddling
The Daily Herald
Columbia, TN
December 9, 2005


Paddling opponent addresses school board
Shelbyville Times-Gazette
November 18, 2005


School officials probe paddling incident
The Daily Herald
Columbia, TN
November 12, 2005


Child's paddling upsets family
Shelbyville Times-Gazette
October 28, 2005


Corporal punishment draws criticism
WTVF News Channel 5 - Nashville
October 27, 2005


Paddling incident brings police investigation to Medina school
The Jackson Sun - Jackson, TN
October 7, 2005


Schools fight violence
wmctv.com Memphis
October 3, 2005


Blue Ribbon Babies
The Memphis Flyer
September 23, 2005


Maryville Schools plan to remove corporal punishment from discipline policy after no use in 17 years
The Daily Times - Maryville, TN
May 24, 2005


Schools ban paddle: Board votes 5-4 for alternative ways to discipline students
Memphis Commercial Appeal
November 23, 2004


Memphis School Board Votes on Corporal Punishment
My Eyewitness News
November 22, 2004


Three school systems weigh paddling policies
The Tennessean
October 24, 2004


End to school paddling sought but polled parents support spanking
Commercial Appeal
October 8, 2004


Grandmother sues over boy's being paddled
The Tennessean
October 7, 2004


Paddling may not really be last resort, data show
Commercial Appeal - Memphis
February 27, 2004


Spanking ban likely in Cherokee schools
Atlanta Journal-Constitution
October 16, 2003


School board removes paddling
Mobile Register
August 27, 2003


States too slow to spare the child, part with the rod
USA Today Editorial


School system should stop paddling right now
The Jackson Sun Editorial
June 1, 2003


Paddling principal won't face charges
Jackson Sun
May 24, 2003


Principal won't face charges for allegedly paddling student too hard
Knoxville News Sentinel - Knox News
May 24, 2003


Mother sues principal who whipped child
The Town Talk
April 22, 2003


Principal arrested
The Town Talk
Alexandria, LA
April 12, 2003


Spanking bill sent to Delaware Gov. Minner
Newszap - Delaware State News
April 1, 2003


Spare the rod?
ABC News


Paddled student's family files claim
The Mobile Register
March 22, 2003


City stops paddling; county's still swinging
The Huntsville Times
March 9, 2003


Student suing school board over paddling
The Daily World
February 21, 2003


Corporal punishment flyer upsets some folks
WREG News Channel 3, Memphis
October 18, 2002


Mom battles paddling
The Democrat-Reporter
October 17, 2002


Fired Memphis teacher facing aggravated assault charges
Knoxville News Sentinel
June 28, 2002


Girl left with bruises after principal administers corporal punishment
WKRN News 2
May 17, 2002


Metro school board to abolish spanking officially
The Tennessean
February 12, 2002


Nashville school system bans paddling
The Oakridger
January 10, 2002


School board forbids paddling
The Tennessean
January 9, 2002


Metro may abolish school spanking
The Tennessean
January 6, 2002


Teacher accused of duct taping student's mouth
News 2 at 5 WKRN
September 18, 2001


Dayton principal won't face charges over paddling
Chattanooga Times-Free Press
September 13, 2001


Paddling incident being reviewed
Chattanooa Times-Free Press
September 5, 2001


Putting away the paddle
The Tennessean
September 4, 2001


Garcia wants paddling ban at Metro schools
The Tennessean
August 30, 2001


Corporal Punishment in Schools Sparks Debate Over How to Discipline Students
ABC News
July 23, 2001


National group seizes on racial disparity in punishment at Mobile schools
The Mobile Register
July 21, 2001


Aide resigns after being accused of hitting student
The Tennessean
May 23, 2001


Teacher, aide who hit students may be charged
By JENNIFER BARNETT Staff Writer
The Tennessean
May 22, 2001


Bush wrong on corporal punishment
The Chattanooga Times Free Press Editorials
May 22, 2001


Lawsuits touch off debate over paddling in schools
The New York Times
May 3, 2001


School board may rule out spanking
Williamson County Board of Education to reevalute policy on corporal punishment
The Tennesssean
March 19, 2001


Schools make case for paddling
The Courier Journal
March 18,2001


City School Board Bans Paddling
Daily News Journal
March 1, 2001


School System Votes Out Paddling
The Knoxville News Sentinel
Associated Press
March 1, 2001


Player Says Coach Hit, Bruised Him
The Detroit News
February 5, 2001


Use of Paddle Losing Favor Among Schools
The Tennessean - Nashville
January 28, 2001


Short of the Goal
The Commercial Appeal - Memphis
January 14, 2001


States Differ on Whether Spanking OK in Schools
Fox News
October 24, 2000


Georgia Paddling Investigated
Associated Press
September 27, 2000


Some Ohio Schools Not Sparing the Rod
The Plain Dealer
September 24, 2000


Thailand Bans the Cane at Schools
Associated Press
September 13, 2000


American Acadamy of Pediatrics Renews Call for All States to Ban School CP
KPNX-TV12 News
August 8,2000


Students Sue Walker Schools Over Flag Pledge
The Birmingham News
July 21, 2000




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