Georgia

Code Section
20-2-730, et seq.

Punishment Allowed
Corporal punishment allowed, subject to various restrictions.

Circumstances Allowable
It may not be excessive or unduly severe or be used as a first line of punishment; it must be administered in the presence of a school official; a written explanation must be provided on request; and it may not be administered if a physician certifies that the child’s mental or emotional stability could be affected.


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