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‘State-sanctioned violence:’ Inside one of the thousands of schools that still paddle students

COLLINS, Miss. — At the beginning of every school year, April Johnson oversees distribution of the Covington County School District student handbook. Tucked into the first half of the handbook is a section titled “Corporal Punishment.” This story also appeared in Mississippi Center for Investigative Reporting The handbook details how the punishment will be meted […]