Proposed State and Federal Legislation Would Further Reduce Physical Restraint and Time Out in Schools
December 1, 2020
Originally posted to our Special Education Law Insights Blog.
Over the past year, the use of physical restraint and seclusion in schools has come under increased scrutiny. While ISBE issued emergency rules at the end of last November, followed by a series of updates and then final rules in April 2020, state and federal legislators have also been working on proposed laws that would both limit the use of physical restraint and seclusion and require plans to decrease the use of these techniques over time.
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