Guest Blog: Corporal Punishment of Schoolchildren: Two Opposing Positions

You cite the problem of student-on-student violence. I agree. That’s a serious problem wherever it occurs: California, Georgia, anywhere. If we are to effectively deal with it, we should start with the root causes. Inevitably, children behave as well (or as badly) as they are treated. If we want them to learn to resolve their differences nonviolently, we as adults must model that behavior.