Study: 20% of UK teachers favor caning

10/3/2008 | BBC

One-fifth of teachers in the UK favor caning students for extreme cases of bad behaviour, according to a survey that found more support for the return of corporal punishment at the secondary level. "There is justification, or an argument, for bringing back corporal punishment, if only as a deterrent. I believe some children just don't respond to the current sanctions," primary-school teacher Ravi Kasinathan said.

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