School Staff Uses Physical Punishment Essay examples

786 Words Feb 27th, 2016 4 Pages
Did you know in some schools in some countries, the school staff uses physical punishment, if students misbehaves or does bad academically? I was born and raised in Pakistan. Ever since I can remember growing up, I have received physical punishment in Pakistani school system. I never thought anything of it, I felt like it was normal. I was in Pakistani school system for 12 years of my life. However, in 2004, I moved to the United States. When I started to go to school here, I had no idea; they did not use physical punishment in the state of Massachusetts. I was very surprised. I thought to myself, “No matter what I do, I will never get beat up. I can do whatever I want.” Later, I found out I was wrong, Massachusetts educational system did not use physical punishment; however, they used other punishments and penalties to reform and discipline a student. Upon learning that, I started to question the methods used in Pakistani and Massachusetts educational system to reform and discipline students. I began contrasting and comparing both countries school systems. Just as almost anything in the world, there are pros and cons to everything. Corporal punishment in school is no different. Despite receiving physical punishment during my childhood and early teenage years, I was not quite against physical punishment; however, I do believe there are other methods which can help students in many ways. In Pakistan, I still recall being late to school very often.…

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