Who filed report: Denise Carman
Bill Number: HB181
Bill Title: Physical Control in Schools Amendments
Bill Grade: F
Bill Sponsors: Carol Spackman Moss
The bill prohibits the use of physical restraint or force to protect property from being damaged
Does the bill increase/decrease local control?: Anti-Local Control
How?: A teacher or administrator cannot legally make their own decision about when it's necessary to physically restrain a student.
Does it increase/decrease parental rights?: Neither
Does it help/hurt children?: Hurts Children
How?: If Johnny decides to set a desk on fire, the best the teacher can do is get the rest of the kids out of the room, she can't restrain Johnny in order to stop him.
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