The fight against corporal punishment continues in the United States. California-based organization Parents and Teachers Against Violence in Education has taken up the cause, giving parents useful advice on what to do for their children when faced with violence from school officials. Executive Director Jordan Riak offers sound advice to the students themselves on how to be involved in their own defense. Read his statement on how to avoid corporal punishment here. If you are a student in a district that allows corporal punishment, please check out the link to know how to avoid being struck in school.