Corporal punishment could be eliminated from Kentucky schools

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (WEHT)- A new bill has passed the Kentucky House Education Committee eliminating the use of corporal punishment in Kentucky schools.

The bill, sponsored by Representative Steve Riley, eliminates the use of physical discipline in school districts.

A majority of school districts want to now focus on the importance of a child’s well being.

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(This story was originally published on Feb. 4, 2020)

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