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School discipline at a crossroads

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Students walk by a poster displaying a bully-free pledge at an Anoka, MN. Middle School.
MPR Photo/Jeffrey Thompson

A new study examines harsh punishments leveled against school-age children.

While it's legal in 20 states to paddle a child, we examine the best methods to address behavioral issues facing our schools.

Guests: Dr. Ross Greene: Associate Clinical Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School; Michael Thompson: Psychologist for children and families.

Live online discussion: