child welfare

Education
6:00 am
Tue October 30, 2012

Agencies Speak Out Against Restraint, Seclusion of School Children

Credit lexingtonky.gov

The Kentucky Division of Protection & Advocacy and the Commonwealth Council on Developmental Disabilities have released a booklet highlighting the potentially dangerous and harmful effects of restraining and secluding school children. Director Marsha Hockensmith says Kentucky Protection & Advocacy has received more than 100 complaints over the past five years of public schools immobilizing students or confining them to a closed room.

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