Policies » Section J: Students » JKA: Corporal Punishment
Policy Date: 11/02/2010Download Policy Now
HSD File: JKA
HOOKSETT SCHOOL DISTRICT
Corporal punishment being defined as inflicting physical harm upon a student in order to punish
him/her for misconduct.
No teacher, administrator, student, or other person will subject a student to corporal punishment
or condone the use of corporal punishment by any person under his/her supervision.
Physical restraint is authorized when needed to protect the safety of the individual student
and/or other students and employees. Documentation of any incident requiring such restraint
will be given to the Principal.
Provisions for the use of physical restraint, medical restraint and/or mechanical restraint are
established in Board Policy JKAA.
Legal Reference: RSA 627:6, II
Adopted: November 2, 1976
Adopted: May 1, 2001
Revised: November 2, 2010