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Sunday, 29 May 2011

Physical (corporal) punishment in schools around the world





Here's a great article about corporal punishment in schools in different countries around the world. As you will read,we're lucky enough to be live in a country which is in the "Premier League" of countries where children's rights are protected.Surprisingly, the U.S.A is in the 3rd division! Here's a map of all the States(in red) where children can be "smacked"

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/education/expateducation/8530207/Schools-in-Sweden-cant-be-beaten-corporal-punishment-around-the-world.html?sms_ss=email&at_xt=4de2ad93f1df01cd%2C0


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