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TENNESSEE COMPILATION OF SELECTED LAWS ON CHILDREN, YOUTH AND FAMILIES, 2011 EDITION

TENNESSEE CODE ANNOTATED

Title 49 Education

Chapter 6 Elementary and Secondary Education

Part 41 School Discipline Act

49-6-4103. Corporal punishment.

Any teacher or school principal may use corporal punishment in a reasonable manner against any pupil for good cause in order to maintain discipline and order within the public schools.

Acts 1979, ch. 131, § 1; T.C.A., §§ 49-903, 49-9-103.

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