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Corporal punishment is still legal in US public schools in 19 states

(Society for Research in Child Development) A new study, analyzing data from 36,942 US public schools, has found that Black children, boys, and children with disabilities are subjected to corporal punishment with greater frequency than their peers. School corporal punishment, which typically involves striking a child with a wooden board or paddle, is currently legal in public schools in 19 US states.
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