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MA2018RestraintunspecifiedMA-04 and MA-09New data shows how often Mass. schools restrains studentshttp://www.wcvb.com/article/new-data-shows-how-often-mass-schools-restrains-students/18666645
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National2018SeclusionvariousTHE TRAUMA OF COERCION: DISABLED ELEMENTARY SCHOOL STUDENTS AND 'ISOLATION BOXES'https://psmag.com/education/disabled-elementary-school-students-and-isolation-boxes
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CO2017SeclusionCO-04Being ConsideredParents pull child from school after claiming daughter, 8, confined to ‘cell-like' roomhttp://www.wxyz.com/news/national/parents-pull-child-from-school-after-claiming-daughter-8-confined-to-cell-like-room
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CO2017otherAutismLongmount, CO-04, CO-02settlementBus aide sprays Lysol in autistic student’s facehttp://www.crimeonline.com/2017/08/28/bus-aide-sprays-lysol-in-autistic-students-face/
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FL2017other--forced to hold heavy stack of booksautismFL-13Florida deputy fired after being accused of taunting boy with autismhttp://www.abc15.com/news/national/florida-deputy-fired-after-being-accused-of-taunting-boy-with-autism
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IA2017seclusionnot individual specificIowa City, 2Police: Greenville teacher's aide charged after special education student assaultedhttp://www.thegazette.com/subject/news/education/iowa-city-schools-task-force-recommends-keeping-seclusion-rooms-for-discipline-20170614
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IL2017other-slappingautismNew Lennox IL-01, IL-03, IL-11SEE IT: Chicago-area bus aide caught on video slapping autistic girl, 6 http://www.nydailynews.com/news/national/chicago-bus-aide-caught-slapping-6-year-old-autistic-girl-article-1.3147774
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MI2017duct taping mouth shutCerebral PalsyMI-12Teacher Accused Of Taping Shut Mouth Of Student With Special Needshttps://www.disabilityscoop.com/2017/11/03/teacher-accused-taping-shut/24386/
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NC2017RestraintN/Amultiple districtsN/AChapel Hill-Carrboro schools ban teachers’ holding students face-down on the floorhttp://www.heraldsun.com/news/local/counties/durham-county/article171397987.html
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OH2017restraint, draggingAutismCrestline, OH-04, OH-07Cameras show child being dragged at schoolhttp://www.cnn.com/videos/us/2017/08/15/cameras-show-child-being-dragged-at-school-orig-trnd-lab.cnn
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TX2017Restraint"specual needs"De Soto, TX-30Foster Mom Says Teacher Pinned Her Son Up Against Wallhttps://www.nbcdfw.com/news/local/Foster-Mom-Says-Teacher-Pinned-Her-Son-Up-Against-Wall-450492843.html
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AK2016Restraint and SeclusionNAAnchorage, AK (Anchorage School District)Lawsuit filed; case dismissedMother sues Anchorage School District over the restraint, seclusion of her disabled sonhttps://www.adn.com/article/20160122/mother-sues-anchorage-school-district-over-restraint-seclusion-her-disabled-son
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AR2016force-feeding hot sauceSpecial NeedsBryant, AR-02Special Needs Teacher Keeps Job After Forcing Preschooler To Drink Hot Sauce, School Says It Is ‘Her Culture’http://www.inquisitr.com/3261378/special-needs-teacher-keeps-job-after-forcing-preschooler-to-drink-hot-sauce-school-says-it-is-her-culture/
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AZ2016Duct Taping shoes to legAutismTempe - 9Father says teacher duct-taped special needs boyhttp://www.wrdw.com/home/headlines/Harlem-mom-wants-answers-after-child-is-physically-restrained-in-special-needs-class-373908431.html
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CA2016RestraintSpecial NeedsAntioch, CA (50 miles from San Francisco) - Contra Costa CountyTeachers Aide Arrested After Video Shows Her Hitting Nine
Year Old Special Needs Student In The Face

http://www.nationalpost.com/m/wp/blog.html?b=news.nationalpost.com%2F%2Fnews%2Fteachers-aide-arrested-after-video-shows-her-hitting-nine-year-old-special-needs-student-in-the-face
http://kron4.com/2016/01/14/antioch-school-where-viral-video-shows-teachers-aide-abusing-student-issues-statement/
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CA2016Restraint and SeclusionSpecial NeedsAcross the stateSchool police, special ed discipline and juvenile camps under investigation https://edsource.org/2016/school-police-special-ed-discipline-and-juvenile-camps-under-investigation/566142
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CA2016Restraint"Special Needs"Antioch, CA-09 or CA-11Filed civil claims alledging psychological and physical abuse by untrained staffVIDEO: Lawyer representing student in alleged Tobinworld abuse files civil claims against Oakland Unified School Districthttp://kron4.com/2016/05/31/video-lawyer-representing-student-in-alleged-tobinworld-abuse-files-civil-claims-against-oakland-unified-school-district/
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CA2016Restrant and Seclusion, AbuseSWDsFocus Point schoolFederal class action lawsuit filed on behalf of five former and current studentsPasadena sued over special needs school http://www.scpr.org/news/2016/02/19/57768/pasadena-sued-over-special-education-school/
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CA2016RestraintAutismConcord, CA-11Oakland Unified Discriminated Against Boy With Autism: Fedshttp://www.nbcbayarea.com/news/local/Oakland-Unified-Discriminated-Against-Boy-With-Autism-Feds-389025552.html
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CO2016SeclusionPTSD and other behavioral disabiltiesFort Collins, 2Ft. Collins dad says his 7-year-old son has been forced into a cell-like seclusion room at schoolhttp://www.thedenverchannel.com/lifestyle/education/ft-collins-dad-says-his-7-year-old-son-has-been-forced-into-a-cell-like-seclusion-room-at-school
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CO2016SeclusionADHDFort Collins, 2Another Fort Collins parent says their child was locked in cell-like seclusion roomhttp://www.thedenverchannel.com/news/front-range/fort-collins/another-fort-collins-parent-says-their-child-was-locked-in-cell-like-seclusion-room
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CT2016Restraint and Seclusion (also mentioned PBIS)SWDsState-wideHands Off: Reducing Restraints in Connecticut Schoolshttp://today.uconn.edu/2016/01/hands-off-reducing-restraints-in-connecticut-schools/
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CT2016Restraint and Seclusionstudents with "social, emotional, and behavioral challenges"Norwalk, CT-04Parents Allege Students Mistreated At Norwalk Schoolhttp://newyork.cbslocal.com/2016/05/20/norwalk-school-abuse-allegations/
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FL2016Restraint/ HandcuffsAutism and TBINew Port Richey, FL, 12th Congressional DisrictFamily outraged after autistic boy handcuffedhttp://www.wtsp.com/story/news/2016/02/11/family-outraged-after-autistic-boy-handcuffed/80270054/
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FL2016Restraint, covering head in towelnot specified, in wheelchairJacksonville, FL-05Teacher's restraint of special needs student inappropriate, school district sayshttp://www.actionnewsjax.com/news/local/teachers-restraint-of-special-needs-student-inappropriate-school-district-says/303388999
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FL2016Restraint"severe developmental or intellectual disabilities and behavior issues"FL-10, Mount DoraFlorida Cracks Down on Troubled For-profit Facility for the Disabledhttps://www.propublica.org/article/florida-cracks-down-on-troubled-for-profit-facility-for-the-disabled?utm_campaign=sprout&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter&utm_content=1466778227
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GA2016RestraintAutismHarlem (10 or 12)Harlem mom wants answers after child is physically restrained in special needs classhttp://www.wrdw.com/home/headlines/Harlem-mom-wants-answers-after-child-is-physically-restrained-in-special-needs-class-373908431.html
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GA2016Knock down, shove"Special Needs"Tifton, GA - 8 Police arrest teacher who knocked down special needs studenthttp://www.kctv5.com/story/31568040/police-arrest-teacher-who-knocked-down-special-needs-student#.VvbFxmy-coE.twitter
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GA2016hanging by belt from chalk boardnot mentinoedConyers, GA (4)Grandma: Teacher Forced Boy with Special Needs to Hang from Blackboardhttp://insider.foxnews.com/2016/05/03/georgia-teacher-made-boy-special-needs-hang-chalkboard-grandma-says
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GA2016restraint and seclustionbehavior and emotional disabilitiesstate-wideRestraints persist at ‘psychoeducational’ programs despite state regulationshttp://investigations.blog.ajc.com/2016/05/09/restraints-persist-at-psychoeducational-programs-despite-state-regulations/
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GA2016restraintautismFulton County (1)Fulton County school administrator accused of asking teachers to break lawhttp://www.wsbtv.com/news/local/north-fulton-county/fulton-county-school-adminstrator-accused-of-asking-teachers-to-break-law/401028665
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HI2016Restraint, Kickingautism, epilepsy, asthma, ADHDMililani, HI-01Lawsuit alleges principal 'manhandled' special ed studenthttp://www.hawaiinewsnow.com/story/32078875/lawsuit-alleges-principal-manhandled-special-ed-student
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HI2016Pouring Iced Coffee Over Headnot mentionedHonolulu, 01Police: Greenville teacher's aide charged after special education student assaultedhttp://www.live5news.com/story/32944021/upstate-special-ed-teachers-aide-charged-with-cruelty-to-children
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IA2016Seclusionstudents with disabilitiesIowa City, 2Student seclusion rooms used as 'last resort' according to Iowa City School officialshttp://www.thegazette.com/subject/news/education/k-12-education/student-seclusion-rooms-used-as-last-resort-according-to-iowa-city-officials-20160519
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IL2016Seclusion"special ed"Marion, IL-12Marion mother sues, claims special ed student locked in roomhttp://www.nwherald.com/2016/08/14/marion-mother-sues-claims-special-ed-student-locked-in-room/avlsxu6/
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KY2016Restratin and SeclusionSWDsJefferson County Public Schools (3rd and 4th)JCPS restrained thousands of kids, but didn't report ithttp://www.courier-journal.com/story/news/education/2016/03/07/jcps-restrained-thousands-kids-but-didnt-report/81284664/
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KY2016RestraintSWDsJefferson County Public Schools (3rd and 4th)JCPS investigates teacher after CJ reporthttp://www.courier-journal.com/story/news/education/2016/04/27/jcps-opens-restraint-investigation-teacher/83522256/
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KY2016RestraintautismJefferson County Public Schools (3rd and 4th)Police at first refused JCPS broken leg casehttp://www.courier-journal.com/story/news/politics/2016/08/11/police-first-refused-jcps-broken-leg-case/88449306/
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LA2016Restraint and SeclusionSWDsstate-wideSpecial ed students put in seclusion/restraint over 1,100 times, report sayshttp://www.theadvocate.com/baton_rouge/news/education/article_569b3eba-486c-11e6-bc0b-7b0d4344af64.html
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MA2016throwing to floor, slapping, seclusion, restraint (including prone)physical and/or emotional disabilities, PTSDHolyoke Public School, MA-01Investigation into Peck School finds 'systemic failure' led to abuse of Holyoke studentshttp://www.masslive.com/news/index.ssf/2016/02/investigation_into_peck_school.html
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MA2016Slapping, punching, shoving, restraining Special NeedsHolyoke (Peck Full Service Community School) Report: Restraints On Special Needs Students Were "Excessive" At Holyoke School http://www.wbur.org/news/2016/02/17/peck-school-student-abuse-report
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MA2016restraintautism and behavioral disordersEaglton School, Great Barrington, MA-019 more workers at closed school face abuse charges, 16 totalhttp://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2016/may/4/9-more-employees-of-closed-school-face-abuse-charg/
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MI2016Restraint and Seclusionallstate-widehttps://medium.com/@LtGovCalley/working-to-end-non-emergency-restraint-and-seclusion-practices-in-schools-ae79716910c9#.ptb5m9497
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MO2016Restraint and Seclusion(Behavior issues)Mill Creek Elementary (2601 N. Liberty St.); Independence School DistrictIndependence parents ‘furious’ that school puts elementary kids in isolation roomshttp://www.kansascity.com/news/local/article53608685.html
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MO2016SeclusionAllergies and AsthmaMill Creek Elementary (2601 N. Liberty St.); Independence School DistrictMore Than 260 Signatures Presented To Remove Principal At School Using Isolation Roomshttp://www.kshb.com/news/region-missouri/independence/more-than-260-signatures-presented-to-remove-principal-at-school-using-isolation-rooms
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MS2016Restraint and possibly seclusion (safe room)Autism, prenatal cocaine exposurePass Christian, MS (4)Mississippi Education Department will investigate Pass Christian schoolshttp://www.sunherald.com/news/local/education/article69679937.html
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MS2016Restraint and Seclusion ADHD, PTSD Longleaf Elementary School (4279 W 4th St); Lamar County School District Miss. to regulate controversial school practice http://www.clarionledger.com/story/news/2015/05/23/long-overdue-miss-regulate-controversial-practice/27855825/
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MS (other states are mentioned)2016Restraint and SeclusionSWDs (700+ cases documented in the 2009-10 school year)State-wideThe Future of Restraint and Seclusion in Schoolshttp://www.theatlantic.com/education/archive/2016/01/the-future-of-restraint-and-seclusion-in-schools/426735/
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National2016paddling, restraint, seclusionnot specifiedN/A"Paddles, Stun Guns and Chemical Sprays: How US Schools Discipline Students" Note: not sure if source is reliablehttp://www.truth-out.org/news/item/35173-paddles-stun-guns-and-chemical-sprays-how-us-schools-discipline-students
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ND2016restraint and seclusionautism, emotional disabilitiesND-ALRobin Huebner reports: Restraining, secluding misbehaving students still a problem in ND schoolshttp://www.inforum.com/news/4029510-robin-huebner-reports-restraining-secluding-misbehaving-students-still-problem-nd
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ND2016Restraint and Seclusion Asperger's Syndrome, Emotional Disabilities Fargo, Grand Forks ND-ALSchool restraint laws vary, bring about concerns from students and parents http://www.grandforksherald.com/news/education/4030434-school-restraint-laws-vary-bring-about-concerns-students-and-parents
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NJ
2016RestraintAutismunknownKane In Your Corner: New Jersey Senate passes student restraint billhttp://newjersey.news12.com/news/kane-in-your-corner-new-jersey-senate-passes-student-restraint-bill-1.11959538
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NM2016Neglect, ignoring sexual abuse"developmental disorder"Rio Rancho, 3Filed for actual and punitive damages against district, principal, vice principal, and coachSuit: Educators were on cellphones while special ed student was abusedhttps://www.abqjournal.com/830415/suit-educators-were-on-cellphones-while-special-ed-student-was-abused.html
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NY2016Restraint, sexual abuse, spraying with lysol, feeding prohibited items to cause GI problemsall severely autistic, some with Down SyndromeLong Beach (4)Special Ed Teacher Forced Students to Masturbate in Class, Lawsuit Sayshttps://broadly.vice.com/en_us/article/special-ed-teacher-forced-students-to-masturbate-in-class-lawsuit-says
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NY2016Restraint, Seclusion, Striking, Spraying with Air FreshenerAutismLong Beach (4)Several Families Claim Long Island Teacher Abused Special Education Studentshttp://newyork.cbslocal.com/2016/04/21/long-island-teacher-abuse-allegations/
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NY2016hitting in back of headNot SpecifiedPine Bush (NY-18)Special education teacher accused of hitting studenthttp://westchester.news12.com/news/special-education-teacher-accused-of-hitting-student-1.11772473
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NY2016Neglect, prone restraintautismSchenectady, NY-20Restraint Deaths and Cover-ups of Abuse of the Disabledhttps://world.einnews.com/pr_news/349360696/restraint-deaths-and-cover-ups-of-abuse-of-the-disabled
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OH2016RestraintAutismNorth Point Educational Service Center (Sandusky, OH)Appeals Court Rejects Suit Over Special Education Restraint Techniqueshttp://blogs.edweek.org/edweek/school_law/2016/01/appeals_court_rejects_suit_ove.html
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OH2016Restraint and SeclusionN/AMultiple School Districts; StatewideCarl Monday investigates restraint & seclusion rooms in our schools http://www.cleveland19.com/story/32847915/carl-monday-investigates-restraint-seclusion-rooms-in-schools
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OH2016Restraint and SeclusionAutismWhiloughby HillsDiscipline or Abuse? Uncovering a Controversial Form of Disciplinehttp://abc6onyourside.com/investigators/discipline-or-abuse-uncovering-a-controversial-form-of-discipline
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OR2016SeclusionDown Syndrome (non-verbal)Lincoln CityLawsuit claims Lincoln City school confined boy to tiny roomhttp://q13fox.com/2016/09/07/lawsuit-claims-lincoln-city-school-confined-boy-to-tiny-room/
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SC2016Seclusion, physical and emotional abuseAutismClover School District; SC-05EXCLUSIVE: Clover teachers accused of abuse against autistic childrenhttp://www.fox46charlotte.com/news/local-news/93605284-story
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SC2016Assault & BatteryAutism & ADHDOrangeburg (6, and possibly 2)Monitor admits assault on childhttp://thetandd.com/news/local/monitor-admits-assault-on-child/article_e299d385-0596-5ea2-b22c-6a8a8630d5da.html
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TX2016SeclusionSWDsstate-wideattorney hiredComing To Texas: Special-Ed Cams To Protect Students From Their Own Teachershttp://www.npr.org/sections/ed/2015/12/15/459405542/coming-next-year-to-texas-special-ed-classrooms-video-cameras
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TX2016Restraint (handcuffs)ADHDBelton ISD (31)Belton ISD Hires Legal Counsel for Case Involving Handcuffing Elementary Studenthttp://www.kcentv.com/news/local/belton-isd-hires-legal-counsel-for-case-involving-handcuffing-elementary-student/276935193
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TX2016"abuse""special needs"Keller, 26Keller mom wins battle for cameras in special ed classeshttp://www.fox4news.com/news/195963483-story
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VA2016abuse resulting in bruises, bite marks, and lost fingernailgenetic disorder that affects speech and mobilityRichmond-3,4,7Family says daughter with disability has been abused at Richmond schoolhttp://wtvr.com/2016/04/28/family-says-daughter-with-disability-has-been-abused-at-richmond-school/
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WI2016Restraint and SeclusionADHD, anxiety disorder, autismState-wideReport cites seclusion and restraint tactics in schools despite 2011 lawhttp://www.jsonline.com/news/education/report-cites-seclusion-and-restraint-tactics-in-schools-despite-2011-law-b99666517z1-368212441.html?utm_source=&utm_medium=&utm_campaign=hs
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WI2016DraggingAutismManawa, WI-08Shocking video captures Manawa teacher dragging student by legshttp://www.nbc26.com/news/shocking-video-captures-manawa-teacher-dragging-student-by-legs
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WI2016Restraint and Seclusion Prader-Willi Syndrome MadisonMore than a time out: Report shows seclusion restraint happening more than you might think in schools http://fox6now.com/2016/02/09/more-than-a-time-out-report-shows-seclusion-restraint-happening-more-than-you-might-think-in-schools/
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AR2015RestraintAutismBentonville School District - Fayettevillefederal lawsuit filed by four families claiming mistreatment of autistic students Lawsuit alleges mistreatment of Bentonville autistic students (article behind firewall)http://www.arkansasonline.com/news/2015/apr/15/lawsuit-alleges-mistreatment-of-bentonv/?f=latest
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CA2015DraggingMultiple (Autism, epilepsy, cognitive, visual impairment, etc)Across the stateLittle oversight of restraint practices in special educationhttp://edsource.org/2015/little-oversight-of-restraint-practices-in-special-education/78040#.VTggcXV0yM8
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CA, FL, MA2015abuse resulting in bruises, bite marks, and lost fingernailMain subject: Down Syndrome(Nation-wide)http://www.psmag.com/health-and-behavior/teachers-abusing-disabled-children
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CO2015RestraintDown syndrome/other disabilitiesBessemer Academy (Pueblo, CO)Mother of student restrained at Pueblo school awarded $2.2Mhttp://www.thedenverchannel.com/news/southern-colorado/mother-of-student-restrained-at-pueblo-school-awarded-22m
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CT2015Restraint and SeclusionPhysical, emotional, intellectual disabilities; autism
(there were cases of 70 students)
Multiple school districts in CTConnecticut Schools Pin Down and Restrain ‘Staggering’ Number of Kidshttp://www.propublica.org/article/connecticut-schools-pin-down-and-restrain-staggering-number-of-kids
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CT2015Seclusion and RestraintSWDsAcross the stateReport Raises 'Significant Concern' With Use Of Restraints, Secluision In Connecticut Schools http://www.courant.com/news/connecticut/hc-school-seclusion-restraints-20150204-story.html
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CT2015abuse resulting in bruises, bite marks, and lost fingernail(Not Mentioned)State-wideSen. Martin, Lawmakers Pass Bill Limiting Seclusion & Restraint In Schoolshttp://ctsenaterepublicans.com/2015/05/sen-martin-lawmakers-pass-bill-limiting-seclusion-restraint-in-schools/#.VYcgoUYdi9Y
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CT2015SeclusionSWDsN/AWatchdog troubled by restraint, seclusion of special ed students http://ctmirror.org/2015/02/04/watchdog-troubled-by-restraint-seclusion-of-special-ed-students/
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FL2015RestraintI/DDMount Dora, FL (Northwest of Orlando)What Happened to Adamhttps://www.propublica.org/article/florida-school-tied-up-autistic-boy-44-times-in-2-months
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FL2015RestraintDevelopmental DisabilitiesMount Dora (at Carlton Palms group homes)Unrestrained When Profit Companies Abuse Disabled Children They Are Supposed Helphttp://www.alternet.org/investigations/unrestrained-when-profit-companies-abuse-disabled-children-they-are-supposed-help
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GA2015SeclusionAutism MariettaTeacher Accused Of Putting Boy With Autism In Trash Canhttp://www.disabilityscoop.com/2015/05/07/teacher-trash-can/20274/
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KS2015Restraint and SeclusionSWD/Special Education StudentsTopeka, KSSenate passes bill on restraining and secluding studentshttp://cjonline.com/news/2015-03-26/senate-passes-bill-restraining-and-secluding-students
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KS2015Restraint, Forced to Remove Letter JacketDown SyndromeWichitaPrincipal forces Down syndrome student to remove high school letter jacket http://ftw.usatoday.com/2015/03/principal-forces-down-syndrome-student-to-remove-high-school-letter-jacket
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KY2015Restraint (Handcuffs)ADHDKenton County ACLU and others file for damagesACLU Files Suit Against Sheriff who Allegedly Handcuffed Disabled Children at School
http://www.washingtonpost.com/news/local/wp/2015/08/03/aclu-files-suit-against-sheriff-who-allegedly-handcuffed-disabled-children-at-school/?postshare=1781438643323972
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KY2015Restraint (Handcuffs)ADHDKenton CountyWhny handcuffing children is a really bad idea http://www.cnn.com/2015/08/05/opinions/perry-handcuffed-child/index.html
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KY2015RestraintSWDsKenton CountyHandcuffing Little Kids May Not Be "Reasonable", Says Obama DOJhttp://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/doj-handcuff-kids-kentucky_560ec5e5e4b076812701d3be
http://blogs.edweek.org/edweek/speced/2015/08/handcuffing_of_students_in_ken.html
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MA2015Restraint and SeclusionEmotional and Behavioral DisabilitiesHolyoke Public School, MA-01Report: Disabled Kids Abused At Special Schoolhttp://www.bostonherald.com/news/local_coverage/2015/12/report_disabled_kids_abused_at_special_school
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MI2015Restraint and SeclusionAutism (Non-Verbal)WixomIt's legal to restrain and seclude students in Michigan, but maybe not for much longerhttp://michiganradio.org/post/its-legal-restrain-and-seclude-students-michigan-maybe-not-much-longer#stream/0
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MS2015RestraintAutismJackson, MSA Rework for 'Restraint and Seclusion'http://www.jacksonfreepress.com/news/2015/oct/28/rework-restraint-and-seclusion/
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MS2015SeclusionAutismLongleaf Elementary School, Hattiesburgmother claims school locked her autistiic eight-year-old son in a 'box' - while another left him in a closet during fire drill
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National2015SuspensionSWDsNation-wideStudents with Disabilities Suspended More Oftenhttps://www.disabilityscoop.com/2015/02/24/students-disabilities-suspended/20088/
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National2015Restraint and SeclusionSWDsNation-wideState Legislatures Take Aim At Restraint, Seclusion In Schoolshttp://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/2015/02/18/state-legislatures-take-aim-at-restraint-seclusion.html?preview=1&r=559429853
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National (VA, GA, AZ, KY)2015Restraint & seclusionMultiple (ADHD, autism, various emotional/behavioral challenges)N/AHandcuffs, Leg Shackles and Tasers: The New Face of Punishment in the Public Schoolshttp://www.thedailybell.com/editorials/36038/John-Whitehead-Handcuffs-Leg-Shackles-and-Tasers-The-New-Face-of-Punishment-in-the-Public-Schools/?uuid=6F7DE20A-5056-9627-3C2323D78A6EEFC9
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NJ
2015RestraintAutismNew Providence (?)Teacher fired after allegedly hitting, screaming at students with autismhttp://www.nj.com/somerset/index.ssf/2015/04/tenured_teacher_fired_using_corporal_punishment_on.html
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NV2015RestraintAutism (Non-Verbal)Clark County School District (Forbuss Elementary)Parents of CCSD Special Ed Students Request Classroom Camerashttp://www.reviewjournal.com/news/education/parents-ccsd-special-ed-students-request-classroom-cameras
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NY2015Seclusion and RestraintSpecial NeedsQueens (P224 school)Queens school locks disabled kids in isolation room: teacherhttp://nypost.com/2015/10/11/queens-school-locks-disabled-kids-in-isolation-room-teacher/
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NY2015RestraintNot SpecifiedNew York CityNew York City Lays Out Limits on Restraints And Suspensionshttp://www.propublica.org/article/new-york-city-lays-out-limits-on-restraints-and-suspensions?utm_source=et&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=dailynewsletter&utm_content=&utm_name=
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NY2015Restraint and SeclusionAutismRochester, NY (Greece Central School District)Opposition grows to restraint in schoolshttp://www.democratandchronicle.com/story/news/2015/02/14/seclusion-restraint-schools-debated/23426
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OK2015RestraintAutism (Rett Syndrome)Morris, OK (south of Tulsa)Mom Says Autistic Child Was Restrained Tightly In Class - Wants Answershttp://ktul.com/news/local/mom-says-autistic-child-was-restrained-tightly-in-class-wants-answers
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