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Prohibition of Corporal Punishment

Policy TitleProhibition of Corporal Punishment
Policy CategoryEducation Services for the Deaf and Blind (ESDB)
Policy IDESDB-015
Policy Date2016-06-02

Formerly GCS-V-015

Education Services for the Deaf and Blind (ESDB) prohibits the use of corporal punishment to discipline any student.  No employee, volunteer or any individual who is charged with the care and custody of any student enrolled in or participating in a program sponsored by the NC Department of Public Instruction shall use corporal punishment.  Corporal punishment is defined as all forms of physical punishment including, but not limited to, spanking, paddling or slapping.

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