Education: Straps

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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