CORPORAL PUNISHMENT

(Prohibited)

 

No person employed by or volunteering on behalf of the Raymondville R-VII School District shall administer or cause to be administered corporal punishment upon a student attending district schools.

A staff member may, however, use reasonable physical force against a student without advance notice to the principal, if it is essential for self-defense, the preservation of order, or for the protection of other persons or the property of the school district.

 

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Note: The reader is encouraged to check the index located at the beginning of this section for other pertinent policies and to review administrative procedures and/or forms for related information.

 

Adopted: 2-19-08

 

Revised:

 

Cross Refs: JG, Student Discipline

JHG, Reporting and Investigating Child Abuse/Neglect

 

Legal Refs: §§ 160.261, 171.011, 563.061, RSMo.

 

Raymondville R-VII School District, Raymondville, Missouri

 

 

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