This report stresses that based on the available information, it is factual to state that, there is very close relationship between administrative acceptance and current nature of corporal punishment in American public schools. Teachers and school administrators assumes that, corporal punishment is the only effective ways of punishing children in public learning institutions. Moreover, schools administrators do no deal effectively with parents complains. There is also ineffective communication between parents and teachers in regard to children punishment. Lack of effective and immediate sanction on teachers and other school administrators who violate the existing policy on corporal punishment can as well be associated with corporal punishment.
This paper makes a conclusion that the existing literature review has found a very close relationship between social acceptance and corporal punishment both in school and at home. Incidences such as approval of corporal punishment in America schools by parents, poor follow up and lack of effective mechanism of reporting cases of corporal punishment have also significantly contributed to the increasing cases of corporal punishment in public schools in America. Moreover, although corporal punishment is seen as useful means of punishing children, a good number of parents and policy makers do not recognize corporal punishment as the most effective mean of punishing children. ...Show more