Puerto Rico School Discipline Laws & Regulations: Corporal Punishment

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Puerto Rico School Discipline Laws & Regulations: Corporal Punishment

Category: Conditions on Use of Certain Forms of Discipline
Subcategory: Corporal Punishment
State: Puerto Rico

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Regulation Num. 8115. Article IX, G. Infractions and corrective or disciplinary measures.

1. Concepts

d. Corporal punishment is prohibited. Reasonable force will only be justified when it is essential to prevent bodily harm to others or to the offending student himself, as well as to avoid damages to student property. In these cases you will need to call the police, policeman, school security officer or other public official so that he may proceed to engage in corresponding charges.

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