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Kenai Peninsula Borough Schools use positive behavior intervention strategies

...more powerful effect on behavior than punishments. "It's not going to have the same...that it is based on rewards rather than punishments. "It's all focused on what students...happens." Diamond said the lack of punishment is essential to the PBIS program...
Rich Lowry: Rolling Stone vs. UVA

...the rigor (and procedural protections for defendants) of the criminal-justice system, and result in relatively minor punishments like counseling and suspensions. Schools should be encouraging victims to go to the police, as befits any other crime...
Punishments for vandals should be to repair damage

Vandalism. For those who get caught they are usually fined and possibly jail time, depending on age. That doesn't teach them a darn thing! You make them clean it up and not only do the repairs but pay for it.
New punishments should be used for sex offenders

I have a solution to prevent sex offenders from repeat performance, especially when their victims have been children.
Putting up a good fight: Punishment should fit the crime for breeding animal cruelty, and if this sadistic activity is to be curbed, the punishments must be enforced or even increased to ensure they outweigh...these individuals should be punished accordingly, with the punishments mirroring those for child pornography laws, since much like...
'Wilderness as the intervention'

...mandatory activity were disciplined by having to strip the bark off logs after lunch. But most times, nature takes care of any punishments, Brekke said. If a resident chooses to leave his boots outside overnight, despite being told it's a better idea to keep...
Legislation that makes sense

...allegations of wrong-doing must by tried in the courts, not by bureaucrats, and only judges, not bureaucrats, could impose punishments. If you think these bills make sense, please check out to find out how to make it happen. Downsize...
Fourth of July a day for right remembering

...common law. Amendment VIII: Excessive bail shall not be required, nor excessive fines imposed, nor cruel and unusual punishments inflicted. Amendment IX: The enumeration in the Constitution, of certain rights, shall not be construed to deny or disparage...

...doles out a hit that leave the other guys crumpled on the turf. While former commissioner Paul Tagliabue overturned the punishments against four players, he doled out enough blame that one can only hope this is the last time we hear of anyone using the...
State, KPBSD takes action against cyber-bullying

...cyber-bullying is a catch 22, Prins said. Without specific threats, school officials are limited in their prescribed punishments. The new laws may change that situation. Name calling in and of itself still will not be against the law, but incidents...


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