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To whom it may concern:

Please be advised that _______________________________, who is a student at the ______________________________ school, should not be subjected to corporal punishment (hitting, paddling, spanking, switching, swatting, shaking, forced exercise, punitive restriction of movement, denial of normal bodily functions, etc.) in any circumstance.

Corporal punishment has been found to have serious physical and psychological risks for all children. If you have any questions regarding this matter, feel free to contact any of the physicians listed at:

Parent/Guardian __________________________ Date ______________

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Sponsored by Parents and Teachers Against Violence in Education (PTAVE), P.O. Box 1033, Alamo, CA 94507 U.S.
Web site: "Project NoSpank," at
Reprinting and distribution of this page is encouraged. Find it on the Web at

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Please print the form, fill it out and cut above ^

There are, of course, no guarantees that the school will follow your wishes. Still, it may be worth a try.

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  1. "Corporal Punishment Exemption", form, Project NoSpank, at:

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