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Published on Nov 23, 2016
PBS NewsHour reports on Education Week's investigation, A Persistent Practice: Corporal Punishment in U.S. Schools, which looks at the prevalence and risks of this form of discipline.
This segment features Trey Clayton, a Mississippi man whose life was upended by the practice, followed by an interview with Education Week reporter Sarah D. Sparks, who discusses key findings from her reporting.
This video aired on PBS NewsHour on August 23, 2016 ____________________
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