Attorney General Van De Kamp's response of 11/13/89 to Jordan Riak.
November 13, 1989

Dear Mr. Riak:

In response to your letter of November 1, 1989 to the Attorney General regarding the Superintendent of Instruction's position on the use of push-ups or running as a form of disciplinary action, our position remains as stated in the advice provided you earlier by Deputy Attorney General Harlan Van Wye. Apparently, the Superintendent either disagrees with that advice or believes it is an issue that should be addressed, in the first instance, by individual school administrators. That is his right until the matter is definitively resolved by the courts.

Very truly yours,
John K. Van De Kamp
Attorney General

Richard D. Martland
Chief Assistant Attorney General

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