Date of Award

8-1961

Document Type

Thesis

Degree Name

Master of Science

Department

Master of Education

Abstract

It was the purpose of this study to review a number of court cases as a means of determining what the attitude of the court is in Texas with regard to the use of corporal punishment by teachers. With regard to this study, answers to the following questions were sought: What legal provisions exist in Texas with regard to the use of Corporal Punishment by teachers? What attitude have the courts in the United States generally taken regarding the use of corporal punishment? What limitations, if any, have been established in Texas on the use of corporal punishment?

It was believed that, should some particular pattern exhibit itself from cases where teachers have been brought before the courts, it would be possible to establish certain policies with regard to the use of corporal punishment in the Texas Public Schools.

Committee Chair/Advisor

Carl C. Weems

Committee Member

J. W. Echols

Publisher

Prairie View A&M College

Rights

© 2021 Prairie View A & M University

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This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License.

Date of Digitization

12-7-2021

Contributing Institution

John B Coleman Library

City of Publication

Prairie View

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