Hope Baptist Bible Academy
Hope Baptist Bible Academy was a behavior modification facility located in St. James, Missouri.
It was closed down after an incident involving paddling, which resulted in a conviction of Joseph Intagliata .
In several article it is mentioned that the facility was relocated to another state, but it has been impossible to confirm existence of a facility in Fort Stockton, Texas, where the convicted staff member is working today. (Victory Baptist Church, 1600 N. Gillis Street, Fort Stockton, Texas)
- 1) A father's choice, By Matthew Franck, Post-Dispatch, 11/18/2002
- Info: Religious School Was Unregulated By The State - Allegations By A Former Student Lead To Charges Against Minister, By Matthew Franck Of The Post-Dispatch, 6 January 2002 (Reprint from World corporal punishment research)
- Info: Reform school founder pleads guilty for assault on student - The case is one of several that prompt some to call for more state regulations, By Cara Connelly, KY3 News, 26 January 2005 (Reprint from World corporal punishment research)