Boys are the recipients of corporal punishment at rates more than four times that of girls. In a projection for 2006, the Department of Education Civil Rights Data Collection (http://ocrdata.ed.gov/) estimated that boys were the recipients of corporal punishment over 80 percent of the time. See here: http://ocrdata.ed.gov/downloads/projections/2006/2006-nation-projection.xls That's not to mention suspensions and expulsions.
"Using spanking as a method of discipline for kids who have a genetic predisposition to aggressive behavior likely makes them even more aggressive, especially boys, new research suggests." http://health.usnews.com/health-news/news/articles/2012/03/16/with-spanking-nature-and-nurture-create-more-aggression-study-suggests
Monday, March 19, 2012