Monday Reading List: Southern Schools’ Paddling Practices Questioned

  • Louisiana, Alabama, Arkansas, Mississippi and Texas schools practice corporal punishment, but psychologists say physical punishment of students may put them at risk of negative developmental outcomes. (Shreveport Times)
  • Undocumented students rallied for in-state tuition in Tennessee. (Tennessean)
  • Tennessee auditors find college system incompletely implementing ”Complete College Act.” (Nashville Public Radio)
  • Republican primary voters choose whether to back policy that puts gaming revenue in Georgia education. (Atlanta Journal-Constitution)
  • Parents in Louisiana are lobbying against the $25 million in cuts to Early Steps – a statewide intervention service for young children with disabilities. (Town Talk)
  • Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam says more money may be coming to pre-k. (Associated Press)
  • Louisiana private school positions itself for legal action concerning voucher program. (Times-Picayune)
  • Schools in Mobile, Ala. push for data-driven instruction. (Press Registrar)
  • Tennessee takes a look at failures and successes of virtual schools. (Commercial Appeal)
  • While graduation rates remain low for black males in Mississippi, some defy the odds. (Clarion Ledger)
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