JKA – Corporal Punishment

No teacher, administrator, student, or other person will subject a student to corporal punishment or condone the use of corporal punishment by any person under his or her supervision or control, except in self-defense or in exigent circumstances. Permission to administer corporal punishment will not be sought or accepted from any parent, guardian, or school official.
Provisions for the use of physical restraint, medical restraint and/or mechanical restraint are established Board Policy JKAA.

Legal References:

RSA 627:6, II, Physical Force by Persons With Special Responsibilities

Category: R

1st Read: February 3, 2015
2nd Read: March 3, 2015
Adopted: March 3, 2015