Update: 107,000 Students Subjected to Restraint/Seclusion. Contact Congress to Pass National Bill

New statistics show that in 2011-12, at least 70,000 students were subjected to physical restraint, and 37,000, to isolated seclusion. The statistics were released this Spring as part of the Continue Reading →

Organization Sign-On: Keeping All Students Safe Act

– From Jessica Butler, Congressional Affairs Coordinator, Autism National Committee Would your organization like to sign-on to a letter in support of the Keeping All Students Safe Act, the Congressional Continue Reading →

Congressman Miller Urges Congress – “Protect Children from Abusive Restraint & Seclusion”

On May 9, Congressman George Miller delivered a floor speech urging Congress to pass the Keeping All Students Safe Act, H.R. 1381, and protect children from abusive restraint and seclusion. Continue Reading →

Is a Bird in the Hand Really Worth Two in the Bush?

by Tricia and Calvin Luker, www.ourchildrenleftbehind.com Earlier this year, Congressman George Miller introduced and championed the “Keeping All Students Safe Act” in the House of Representatives. Miller’s bill took substantial Continue Reading →

Eye on the Prize: Keeping All Students Safe

In their article, Eye on the Prize: Keeping All Children Safe, Tricia and Calvin Luker, from Our Children Left Behind, provide a summary of the provisions passed by the House Continue Reading →