Disciplinarians the world over took heart last week from the action of
the school board of Edmonton, Alberta. Concluding a discussion of
unruly pupils, the board decreed that henceforth they shall be whipped
with straps of a standard size. For pupils in Grade 6 or higher the
strap shall be 16 to 19 in. long, 2 to 2½ in. wide, ⅛ to ¼ in. thick.
For smaller bottoms, smaller straps.
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