No Education Waivers Necessary
Congress has requested Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos recommend education waivers that would allow schools to drop services for students with disabilities during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Restraint and Seclusion in Schools
This School Is Not Supposed to Hurt report examines the abusive use of restraint and seclusion in our nation’s schools. It outlines the problems associated with the use of restraint or seclusion, and details the proven risks to children associated with the use of these aversive techniques. The report goes on to propose solutions to the use of restraint or seclusion by highlighting the best practices in education and the use of positive behavioral supports.
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WASHINGTON – Curt Decker, executive director of NDRN, issued the following statement in response to the Department of Education guidance on the use of restraint and seclusion in schoolsPress Release