PADDLING HISTORY Previous Ohio action

1985: Bill passed allowing local school districts to ban paddling

1989: Bill passed requiring districts to report how many children were paddled and how many times they were paddled.

1993: Bill passed prohibiting spanking and other forms of physical discipline unless a school board follows several procedures before voting to allow it. Parents in those districts may refuse to have their children paddled.

Center for Effective Discipline, Associated Press

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