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should schools use corporal punishment

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Started: 1/9/2008 Category: Education
Updated: 9 years ago Status: Voting Period
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godnpeter

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Before I start this debate, I want to define the topic. First of all corporal. Punishment and schools a place where children get their education. So if you define the topic, it'll come out like this. Should places where they give children education use punishments. I think that we should use this corporal punishment. Corporal punishment has been use for a long time and nothing bad happened.
Partyboat

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I will begin my side by saying corporal punishment is highly unnecessary, and doesn't do anything besides implant more negative behavior. Also since you didn't specify what type of education, I must assume all grade levels(excluding college), and thus we will debate on that.

First off, corporal punishment is a unnecessary act, and the schools have no right to hit a kid without consent of parents. Also since you never specified whether school had the parent consent. You have so many more punishments such as : Detention, sat. detention, in school suspension, suspension, and expulsion. I don't see why you need to enter the fist of "justice" into the picture.

Secondly, striking the child isn't going to solve anything, all it is going to do is embarrass the child, and cause possible physcological problems. Also if the child is in high school and gets hit, then he or she may strike back. Also the allowing of corporal punishment in school leads to child abuse. What stops a teacher for beating the kid, or a student beating a teacher back in self defense.

Thirdly, violence does not belong in the classroom. It does not help the education, and in fact probably harms it. The child will be more afraid of the teacher, they won't pay attention to the lesson plan. Also most associations are against corporal punishment, the one that caught my eye was The American School Counsellor Association. Hmmm, counsellors against the beating of children, didn't see that coming. If the people who are suppose to watch and help guide our children oppose why should it be used?
Debate Round No. 1
godnpeter

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godnpeter forfeited this round.
Partyboat

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This is going to suck. Wish he replied. My previous argument stands was. 100 character limit sucks.l
Debate Round No. 2
godnpeter

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godnpeter forfeited this round.
Partyboat

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My argument stands, and screw this 100 character limit. really makes me angry. To bad my opposition didn't respond.
Debate Round No. 3
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Posted by lordmichaelofhavering 9 years ago
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Why is the Corporal against corporal punishment?
Posted by Solarman1969 9 years ago
Solarman1969
I think bad kids should definitely get whacked once in awhile

We had this old codgy science teacher in like 4th grade

when we would get wise as or out of line he had this HUGE ring and he would whack us on the head

worked well
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