I thought I was reading The Onion, but this is actually real. A Missouri School district is bring back punishment by paddle. I can't believe parents would be okay with this
A school district in Missouri is reportedly reinstating corporal punishment under a new policy, which will be used as a last resort and with permission from parents after many expressed a desire for an alternative to suspension.
The Cassville School District in southwest Missouri said the new policy allows students to be punished with a paddle if "other means of discipline have failed and only in reasonable form.
SOURCE: FOX 5 DC