seclusion http://wfpl.org en Indiana Works Out New Restraint and Seclusion Guidelines for Schools http://wfpl.org/post/indiana-works-out-new-restraint-and-seclusion-guidelines-schools <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The Indiana commission in charge of creating &nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">a new set of guidelines for restraint and seclusion policies in schools will</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> meet over the next few weeks to complete its&nbsp; work.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The policies set the rules for how teachers are supposed to act when dealing with students who are misbehaving to the point where they need to use </span>hands-on<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> or seclusion techniques.</span></p> Wed, 10 Jul 2013 16:11:38 +0000 Devin Katayama 6067 at http://wfpl.org Indiana Works Out New Restraint and Seclusion Guidelines for Schools Ky Education Board Hears Opposition to Restraint Policy http://wfpl.org/post/ky-education-board-hears-opposition-restraint-policy <p>The Kentucky Board of Education and Commissioner Terry Holliday are reviewing public comments given this week on changes to the state’s<a href="http://wfpl.org/post/kentucky-education-board-clarifies-restraint-seclusion-policy"> restraint and seclusion policy</a> for misbehaving students.</p><p>Most of the speakers attending Tuesday’s public hearing were in opposition to the policy change. It would allow for <a href="http://www.education.ky.gov/Users/spalmer/June%202012%20704%20KAR%207160%20Reg.pdf">restraint and seclusion only in situations of an imminent threats or personal harm</a>.</p> Wed, 26 Sep 2012 18:08:27 +0000 Devin Katayama 1799 at http://wfpl.org Ky Education Board Hears Opposition to Restraint Policy Kentucky Schools Restraint Policy Hears Comments http://wfpl.org/post/kentucky-schools-restraint-policy-hears-comments <p>The Kentucky Board of Education will hear public opinion this week on <a href="http://wfpl.org/post/kentucky-education-board-clarifies-restraint-seclusion-policy">a recently approved policy</a> that is meant to improve the state’s restraint and seclusion rules for misbehaving students.&nbsp;</p><p>Some Kentucky school superintendents say the new regulations are still too vague.</p><p>Earlier this year the board of education approved changes based off recommendations made by a task force including non-profit organizations, like Kentucky Center for School Safety, and some parents.&nbsp;</p> Mon, 24 Sep 2012 12:00:00 +0000 Devin Katayama 1767 at http://wfpl.org