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Table 5.  Percentage of public schools reporting that corporal punishment was allowed as a disciplinary action, and used during school year: School year 200910
 
Disciplinary action     Allowed   Used during the 2009-10 school year
Corporal punishment      11.6   8.1    
NOTE: Responses were provided by the principal or the person most knowledgeable about crime and safety issues at the school.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, 2009–10 School Survey on Crime and Safety (SSOCS), 2010.


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