If you mean about the corporal punishment, it was actually with a long thin board with a handle. It was school policy that all parents had to give their permission to use it by signing a form at the beginning of the school year. It didn't happen that often but, when it did, another teacher just had to be present.<quoted text>
Spanking nuc would involves countless hand washings with antibiotics.
Sounds like you had a good system there. Did the NEA give you flack over it?
Most parents didn't object. Things have changed since then.