Corporal Punishment http://wunc.org en Crime, Dropouts, Suspensions Down In NC Public Schools http://wunc.org/post/crime-dropouts-suspensions-down-nc-public-schools <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Crime, violence, dropout rates and out-of-school suspensions declined across North Carolina public schools last school year, according to a report released by state education officials.</span></p><p>The report shows 10,630 reported acts of school crime and violence last school year, a 4.8 percent decrease from the 11,161 acts in 2011-12. The most common reported acts involve illegal possession of drugs or alcohol, weapons or assault.</p> Wed, 02 Apr 2014 23:10:48 +0000 Reema Khrais 33153 at http://wunc.org Crime, Dropouts, Suspensions Down In NC Public Schools Report: Corporal Punishment On The Decline In N.C. http://wunc.org/post/report-corporal-punishment-decline-nc <p><a href="http://www.ncchild.org/sites/default/files/2013_Corporal%20Punishment%20Update%20%28FINAL%29.pdf">A new report</a> from <a href="http://www.ncchild.org/">Action for Children North Carolina</a> shows corporal punishment continues to be used less and less in the state.</p> Tue, 08 Oct 2013 12:20:14 +0000 Catherine Brand 23788 at http://wunc.org Report: Corporal Punishment On The Decline In N.C. New Study Details Corporal Punishment in State http://wunc.org/post/new-study-details-corporal-punishment-state <p>A first-of-its-kind report describes corporal punishment practices across the state.<br><br><strong>Jeff Tiberii:</strong> The study by Action for Children North Carolina details nearly 900 instances of corporal punishment that took place in the state last school year. Robeson, Columbus and McDowell counties accounted for 87-percent of all the corporal punishment. Tom Vitaglione wrote the study.<br> Wed, 21 Mar 2012 09:00:00 +0000 Jeff Tiberii 3022 at http://wunc.org