British Schools Ban "Dunce's Corner"

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Some British schools are banning the practice of making kids stand in the corner when they misbehave, arguing that the practice may violate human rights. No word on the status of the dreaded blackboard punishment. [Telegraph]

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Erin Gloria Ryan

When my brother and I fought, my mom used to make us sit on the steps and hug for ten minutes. No pinching or kicking or biting, or the time starts over.

Perhaps British schools should introduce a "Hugs for Thugs" program, as it's the most effective fighting deterrent ever.