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Rep. Franklin Foil, R-Baton Rouge, listens to emotional testimony before the House Education Committee from Allison Badgerow about her autistic son who was physically punished in a Louisiana school. Foil’s bill to prohibit corporal punishment in public schools was sent to the House Wednesday.

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Bill would ban spanking at school

BATON ROUGE – The House Education Committee approved 6-5 and sent to the full House floor for debate a measure banning all corporal punishment of children in public schools, one of two school punis

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