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Old 10-11-2012, 05:30 PM   #33
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Re: S/O Am I the only one that had no idea spanking was still allowed in some states?

Originally Posted by joyous View Post
I had no idea. I think it's insane and scary. Even if you fill out a form, how do you know your child is not being hit? The mama in the other post said she opted out and her DD was still paddled twice. How is this okay? What if a teacher is angry one day and wants to take it out on a child? :shudder:
Then I would sue the hell out of the school.

Yes, I knew it was legal, practiced in our school as a last resort and I opted out. If it comes to the point of paddling, I'm required to come get my child immediately. I trust them to follow this because they know how much trouble they'd be in if it they didn't have my consent (which they don't).
Stephanie, Mom to Dylan Vinh (3/06) and Madison Thi (7/07)

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