Chris Murphy

Reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act Aims to Better Protect Students from Restraint & Seclusion

Recently, Disability Scoop reported that the Senate’s Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee’s plan to reauthorize the Elementary and Secondary Education Act. The new bill includes an amendment that will require states to create and implement policies to prevent “any physical restraint or seclusion imposed solely for purposes of discipline or convenience.” This is monumental