Nebraska Revised Statute 79-295

Chapter 79


Corporal punishment; prohibited.

Corporal punishment shall be prohibited in public schools.



  • Corporal punishment, as prohibited in this section, is reasonably understood to be the infliction of bodily pain as a penalty for disapproved behavior. The use of corporal punishment by a teacher, in violation of this section, may subject the teacher to discipline for unprofessional conduct under section 79-824. Daily v. Board of Ed. of Morrill Cty. School Dist. No. 62-0063, 256 Neb. 73, 588 N.W.2d 813 (1999).