Obama Administration Calls On Schools To Stop Abusing Kids

Although 28 states and the District of Columbia explicitly prohibit the act of physical discipline in school, corporal punishment is hardly a relic of the past. In the 2013-2014 school year, over 110,000 students were struck, paddled or flogged in the classroom, according to the most recent available data from…

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President Obama Declares ‘National Character Counts Week’

WASHINGTON ― President Barack Obama released a proclamation on Friday declaring next week as “National Character Counts Week.” The proclamation marking the annual event, which is always the third week in October, takes on a special significance in the middle of a particularly nasty presidential campaign. This week alone, Donald Trump…

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