This one has already been rightly posted in the education thread, but some of the comments are fantastically imaginative:At last! Teacher is back in charge: Tories pledge to end classroom chaos and the obsession with pupils' rights- Michael Gove vows to 'restore adult authority'
- Unveils list of measures to improve disciplinehttp://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article ... z1WmoueQwE
That's right, you just read 'Michael Gove' 'adult authority' and 'discipline' in the same sentence. If anyone was into BDSM before reading this post, you sure as hell won't be any more.
Kids in Glasgow have no deterrent. This sounds good but the belt should have been brought back a long time ago.
- Craig G, Glasgow, 1/9/2011 23:19
Bring back the cane for the kids and the birch and the stocks for the parents........
- Ann , Manchester, 1/9/2011 23:40
Spare the rod and spoil the child has been proven beyond all doubt.
- jj, uk, 2/9/2011 9:44
When I was at school we all feared "the strap" it never did anyone any harm and was a great deterrent. We are so afraid to even touch a child now a days the world has gone mad and it's the kids that are suffering. Bring back the strap!!
- Roderick, Crawley West Sussex, 2/9/2011 5:28
YES, PLEASE, YES, YES, YES !
- et al, australia, 2/9/2011 8:18
... to sample but a few