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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...
Assembly won't send commercial marijuana cultivation measure to voters

...same effects. Mako Haggerty said he had a traumatic experience during his childhood when his father received a overly harsh punishment for possession. "To be honest, when I walked in the room tonight I knew I would be voting against the ordinance," Haggerty...
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.
Athletes take a stand against domestic violence

...having physically abused his young son by hitting him with a stick and inflicting severe injury, under the guise of "corporal punishment," brought out into the media spotlight the widespread and long-standing problem of child abuse, both physical and mental...

...Caldwell set an alarm to wake him every few hours to apply a special lotion to his throbbing hands.They also endured physical punishment whenever their grip slipped, pitching them into long, swinging falls that left them bouncing off the rock face. The tumbles...
What others say: NCAA goes overboard with punishment

...UAF who had no part in the affair, and who are bearing the punishment for the missteps of others.UAF's athletics violations...who had nothing to do with past issues. Put simply, the punishment doesn't fit the offense. - Fairbanks Daily News-Miner...
'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...

...flew to Baltimore. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the team has not disclosed the reason for Gordon's punishment.Gordon's absence wasn't the only issue for the Browns.Rookie quarterback Johnny Manziel was late for medical treatment...
Car chase results in arrest

...police officer, reckless driving, fourth-degree assault and false information or report, and if convicted faces a possible punishment of up to 7 years imprisonment and $52,000 in fines.Reach Ben Boettger at


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