“Robbinsville High School’s policy allows students to request a paddling in place of in-school-suspension, or ISS. Last year, 22 students chose it. Most kids will tell you that they choose the paddling so they don’t miss class.” From NPR: Where Corporal Punishment Is Still Used In Schools, Its Roots Run Deep. (At my kids’ school, a teacher would be fired for serving a snack that was not both organic and sustainable.)