State law prohibits the use of corporal punishment for disciplinary purposes without exception.
4 Alaska Administrative Code 07.010. Establishment of district guidelines and procedures; prohibited discipline
(c ) The use of corporal punishment in Alaska public schools is prohibited.
4 Alaska Administrative Code 07.900. Definition
As used in this chapter, "corporal punishment" means the application of physical force to the body of a student for disciplinary purposes. It does not include the use of reasonable and necessary physical restraint of a student to protect the student, or others, from physical injury, to obtain possession of a weapon or other dangerous object from a student, to maintain reasonable order in the classroom, or on school grounds, or to protect property from serious damage or destruction.