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School Seclusion Practices Reviewed

Kansas, November 16, 2009

Nearly 300 students with disabilities were secluded in the final quarter of the last school year, according to a new report by the Kansas Department of Education.

One child was placed in a seclusion room 15 times in one day, according to the report, which covered the 2008-2009 school year.

Some State Board of Education members said they aren’t happy that children are being isolated, and some question whether the report accurately reflects the extent to which seclusion is used.

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