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Subcategory: Use of corporal punishment

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200-RICR-20-30-2 Section 2.2. Definitions.

A. For the purposes of these Rules and Regulations, the following terms shall have the following meaning:

6. "Corporal punishment" means the infliction of bodily pain as a penalty for disapproved behavior.

a. Corporal punishment as defined shall not be used in public education programs.