Corporal Punishment

Policy Code: 
JGA
Adoption Date: 
Tuesday, March 22nd, 2005
Review Date: 
Tuesday, June 17th, 2014

CORPORAL PUNISHMENT

Corporal punishment, the intentional infliction of physical pain upon the body of a minor child as a disciplinary measure, shall be prohibited in the Iron School District.

A school employee may not inflict or cause the infliction of corporal punishment upon a child who is receiving services from the school.  This does not prohibit the use of reasonable and necessary physical restraint or force in self-defense or otherwise appropriate to the circumstances to:

            (a)            Obtain possession of a weapon or other dangerous object in the possession or under the control of a child; 

            (b)            Protect the child or another person from physical injury;

            (c)            Remove from a situation a child who is violent or disruptive;

            (d)            Protect property from being damaged.

See 53A-11-801 (2)

 

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