Corporal punishment

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Definitions: Number of disciplinary actions by public school districts using physical force with the intention to cause students to experience pain, but not injury.

Data Source: Kentucky Department of Education.

Footnotes: Data reflect given school year with the year depicting the year in which the school year ended. An individual student may have been disciplined by corporal punishment more than once throughout the school year.

** = District merged with county school district.

Updated 8/26/2016