Not only did the principal abuse Andrews, he also hurt Ingraham. and 10 other boys.
A few days later James Ingram's mom took him to the hospital and he faced several injuries.
They went to court and each fought their sides of the story.
the Eighth Amendment does not prevent corporal punishment in public schools therefore Wright did not violate constitutional rights.
overall, this event has shaped how times have changed. Teachers and schools are generally not supportive of corporal punishment. This event opened up a debate on whether the 8th amendment applied to students in school. Till this day there are some states who still support corporal punishment but there are slowly abandoning it.