Black Education / Schools : School Corporal Punishment Disproportionately Targets African American, Disabled Kids: University Of

Please Donate

I need your help. destee.com will be 25 years old in October and I don't know that we'll make it. It is hard to keep us alive right now. Our costs have only increased over the years. We have all put our love into this community, but love is not enough to keep the lights on. destee.com needs your financial help too. We are the oldest, most respectful, online black community in the world. Please help us remain. Click the Donate button below or CashApp $8664destee - Thank you.

Liberty

Well-Known Member
BANNED
Aug 28, 2015
6,914
1,215
Study also finds 10,000-20,000 children sought medical attention resulting from corporal punishment, a legal practice in 19 states.


AUSTIN, TX -- In portions of the 19 states where corporal punishment is practiced in schools, the form of discipline is 50 percent more frequently used on children who are African American or who have disabilities, according to a new report co-authored by the University of Texas at Austin.

To reach that conclusion, the analysis examined 160,000 cases of corporal punishment during 2013-14. Corporal punishment — typically administered by striking a child with a wooden paddle — is still a widespread practice in disciplining children from pre-K through high school, according to the study by Elizabeth Gershoff of The University of Texas at Austin and Sarah Font of Penn State University.

Read more

http://patch.com/texas/downtownaust...s-disproportionately-targets-african-american
 

Latest profile posts

2022 Has started and I hope everyone is having a safe and protected journey as we navigate this game of life
during this pandemic. We are not easily defeated so protect your momentum at all times. One Love.
Kemetstry wrote on Cindy's profile.
Why are you following me?
Destee wrote on Jahari Kavi's profile.
Hi Brother @Jahari Kavi ... Welcome Home! Good to see you! YAAAAAY Us! :love:
Destee wrote on Orisons's profile.
Hi Brother @Orisons ... good to see you in the house, stay safe always please :heart:
Destee wrote on Ms Drea's profile.
Hi My Dear Darling Sister! :kiss: :love: :kiss:
Top