October 24, 2014
Keep Students Safe: Oct. Update
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A Syracuse, NY high school principal indicted for child endangerment and felony perjury for ordering a 9 year-old child into a timeout room and then trying to cover it up. And the Syracuse Post-Standard editorial: "It's Time to Phase Out 'Time Out' Rooms in Our Schools."
New York Mayor Bill de Blasio says city schools will change their policies on restraining students after a Bronx mother found her 5 year-old son being restrained in Velcro handcuffs in school.
Hartford Courant Op-ed: "State Must End Use Of Restraints On Juveniles"
Alaska for the first time sets standards for the use of restraints and seclusion rooms in schools.
KEEPING ALL STUDENTS SAFE ACT
Seventy co-sponsors have signed on in the U.S. House and Senate. Call your federal representative and senators or email them today and tell them how you feel about passing the act and "keeping students safe."
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