<a class="postlink" href="http://news.ca.msn.com/top-stories/adults-may-paddle-students-of-opposite-sex-in-texas-district-1" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;">http://news.ca.msn.com/top-stories/adul ... district-1</a> In a nutshell, administrators in Texas may now paddle students of the opposite gender for misbehaving in class. First, I had no idea that any district was pushing for broader corporal punishment laws. Second, I had no fucking clue paddling children was allowed in ANY district in North America. I thought that if you struck a kid in class, that was it - game over for your job. We've done the spanking at home debate to death, but I had no idea spanking at schools was an issue. Focus: Should teachers be allowed to administer corporeal punishment to children in school?