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Questions - Spanking - February 19-20, 2014

68% of Parents With School-Age Kids Think They Should Be Able to Choose School with Spanking
78% Say It’s Harder Now for Teachers to Maintain Discipline
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National Survey of 1,000 Adults

Conducted February 19-20, 2014
By Rasmussen Reports


1* Should parents have the right to spank their own children?

2* Should teachers have the right to spank children in their class?

3* Should parents who spank their children be charged with child abuse?

4* Do you favor or oppose laws proposed in some states that would make it illegal for parents to spank their children?

5* Is discipline in public schools too tough, too easy or about right?

6* Is it harder for a teacher to maintain discipline in the classroom today than it was when you were a child in school?

7* Who is most responsible for a student's behavior in the classroom - the student, the student's parents, the teacher, school authorities or the police?

8* Should parents have a choice between sending their children to a school where disciplinary spanking is allowed and a school where spanking is not allowed?


NOTE: Margin of Sampling Error, +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence