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The Preventing Harmful Restraint and Seclusion in Schools Act

THE PREVENTING HARMFUL RESTRAINT AND SECLUSION IN SCHOOLS ACT.... H.R. 4247, the Preventing Harmful Restraint and Seclusion in Schools Act, seemed like the kind of legislation that would enjoy broad support. It focuses on school safety, and seeks to protect...
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