Carson Luke, a young boy with autism, shattered bones in his hand and foot after educators grabbed him and tried to shut him into a “scream room.” Kids across the country risked similar harm at least 267,000 times in just one school year.Propublica investigates: Violent and Legal: The Shocking Ways School Kids are Being Pinned Down, Isolated Against Their Will
Disability Scoop reports:
Students were subject to restraint and seclusion hundreds of thousands of times
in one school year, a new analysis finds, and that’s likely just the tip of the
Efforts in Congress in recent years to establish nationwide standards
limiting the use of restraint and seclusion in schools have stalled. While
favored by disability advocates, groups representing school administrators have
fought proposals to restrict the practices and insist that restraint and
seclusion are only used as a last resort.
Schools May Be Underreporting Restraint, Seclusion - Disability Scoop
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