12:11 pm
Wed July 10, 2013

Indiana Works Out New Restraint and Seclusion Guidelines for Schools

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The Indiana commission in charge of creating  a new set of guidelines for restraint and seclusion policies in schools will meet over the next few weeks to complete its  work.

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 hands-on or seclusion techniques.

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2:08 pm
Wed September 26, 2012

Ky Education Board Hears Opposition to Restraint Policy

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The Kentucky Board of Education and Commissioner Terry Holliday are reviewing public comments given this week on changes to the state’s restraint and seclusion policy for misbehaving students.

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8:00 am
Mon September 24, 2012

Kentucky Schools Restraint Policy Hears Comments

The Kentucky Board of Education will hear public opinion this week on a recently approved policy that is meant to improve the state’s restraint and seclusion rules for misbehaving students. 

Some Kentucky school superintendents say the new regulations are still too vague.

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. 

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