Dallas Teen Paddled by Male Principal

Girl's mother isn't upset about the punishment, but the person who swung the paddle.
3:00 | 09/24/12

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And turning now to another shocking story. This one out of texas. A mother there is outraged after her teen age daughter was spanked at school for cheating. Guess what, she's not mad about the actual punishment. She gave them permission to do it. It's the person who swung the paddle that she has a problem. Reporter: Taylor santos is a good student. After she got caught helping another student cheat, taylor got a pad to the back side. Taylor and her mother actually chose corporal punishment. Who was actually who did jada watt is a year ahead of her. She admits she smarted off to the same male principal with the same result. A swat is a swat, yes, it is and they do sting. But to bruise a child -- Reporter: Texas is one of 19 states that allows corporal punishment in schools, usually as long as the parents agree. They violated their own school policy which states spanking a student can only be done by an employee of the same sex. Jada says not only was she paddled by a male vice principal, it was observed by ail male police ofcer. Two men giving her a swat behind closed doors, that is crazy. Reporter: Tonight, they have asked the board to change that policy. These mothers say men should not hit women under any circumstances. For "good morning america," ryan owens, abc, springtown, texas. We were just talking to sam

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