There aren’t many things that surprise me these days, but there are lots of things that cause a great deal of sadness and angst, and those that cause great excitement. That’s one of the reasons why this site breaks up the word “education” as it does. “Edu” for things pertaining to learning; “Cat” because of the references to how ideas need to be explored, just like a cat investigates something unfamiliar to them; and “Ion,” because an ion is something that’s either positively or negatively charged. The positive things cause those times of great excitement; the negative things cause the sadness and angst.
This is one of those negative things: http://www.npr.org/sections/ed/2017/04/12/521944429/where-corporal-punishment-is-still-used-its-roots-go-deep