The Use of Seclusion and Restraint in Public Schools: The Legal Issues

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Seclusion and restraint have been used in various situations to deal with violent or noncompliant behavior. Because of congressional interest in the use of seclusion and restraint in schools, including passage of H.R. 4247 and the introduction of S. 2860, 111th Congress, first session, this report focuses on the legal issues concerning the use of these techniques in schools, including their application both to children covered by the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) and to those not covered by IDEA.

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Location(s): United States
Creation Date: October 14, 2010
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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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Jones, Nancy Lee

Legislative Attorney

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Feder, Jody

Legislative Attorney

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Place of Publication: Washington, D.C.
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  • Creation: October 14, 2010
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Seclusion and restraint have been used in various situations to deal with violent or noncompliant behavior. Because of congressional interest in the use of seclusion and restraint in schools, including passage of H.R. 4247 and the introduction of S. 2860, 111th Congress, first session, this report focuses on the legal issues concerning the use of these techniques in schools, including their application both to children covered by the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) and to those not covered by IDEA.

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12 pages.

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