Should student peers decide the punishment for student offenders instead of the principals?
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I'm sure you could come up with some on your own, here are some ideas to get you started:
If one kid unpopular for no good reason, say a geek/nerd that everyone is jealous of, students are likely to give him a more severe punishment than what is warranted.
Like wise, a popular/dominating kid will be able to get away with murder (not literally).
Students are not trained in how & when to discipline, the principal usually is.
As a whole, students are more likely to be more lenient on their peers, than the principal who has less bias.
This would be for a variety of reasons, such as friendship.
Students can get together, make pacts, & get away with everything.
The book, "Lord of the flies" is a good example of what could go wrong when kids make up the rules.
Why should students get the satisfaction of punishing a peer?
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