How Safe Is The Schoolhouse?

Updated March 2015! How Safe Is The Schoolhouse? An Analysis of State Seclusion and Restraint Laws and Policies by Jessica Butler. The report examines state restraint and seclusion statutes, regulations, Continue Reading →

Prince William Schools Restrain, Seclude Disabled Kids Frequently, Inquiry Finds

“Federal civil rights officials have found that two Prince William County public schools for students with emotional disabilities frequently restrained, secluded and removed children from classrooms in a ‘one-size-fits-all’ approach Continue Reading →

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 →

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, 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 →