A Missouri school district brought back spanking as punishment for students

(Today.com) Teachers and staff will now be able to discipline students with “physical force” as a “last resort.” A Missouri school district has authorized the use of corporal punishment as a “last resort” in order to discipline students. Cassville R-IV School District, located in southwest Missouri, issued a new policy that permits certified individuals to “use physical force as a method of correcting student behavior” and in … Continue reading A Missouri school district brought back spanking as punishment for students

With summer jobs canceled and internships on hold, students struggle to pay for college

With unemployment at its highest level since the Great Depression and more than 1 million Americans filing for jobless benefits for the 14th straight week, high school and college students are facing a challenge many did not anticipate at such a young age. As the coronavirus pandemic took hold, internships were canceled, summer jobs disappeared, and research programs added restrictions, stripping many students of valuable experience — as well … Continue reading With summer jobs canceled and internships on hold, students struggle to pay for college