Proposed ban on corporal punishment in Texas schools fails again

Texas public schools can allow corporal punishment, which includes hitting, spanking, paddling or deliberately inflicting physical pain to discipline students.

By Pooja Salhotra, The Texas Tribune
Posted 4/27/23

Texas lawmakers on Wednesday voted against a bill that would prohibit public school employees from using corporal punishment on students. House Bill 772 received a 58-86 vote in the lower chamber. …

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