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East Tennessee State University

Theses/Dissertations

1994

Academic guidance counseling

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Principals' Beliefs Regarding The Use Of Corporal Punishment In Tennessee's First District Public Schools, Susan M. Kiernan May 1994

Principals' Beliefs Regarding The Use Of Corporal Punishment In Tennessee's First District Public Schools, Susan M. Kiernan

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There were two major purposes of this study. The first purpose was to obtain information from all principals in Tennessee's First District concerning their beliefs about the use of corporal punishment in public schools in Tennessee. Generalizations could be made in areas of similar geographic and cultural makeup. The second purpose of this study was to generate reflective thought in Tennessee's First District to clarify administrators' beliefs as to the use of corporal punishment as a deterrent. Demographic findings of the study revealed a predominately male population of principals. The majority of the population surveyed was male Caucasian. There was …