, Rule 4500 is effective on August 15, 2011, in order to allow schools to provide the necessary training for the 2011-2012 school year. It will limit the use of restraint and seclusion in schools and prohibit any restraint that restricts breathing. Restraint and seclusion can only be used by trained staff, and must be reported to school administrators and parents. Boards must adopt these policies by December 31, 2011.
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