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posted 07/12/22

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Michigan educators have secluded and restrained students nearly 94,000 times over the past five school years, a Free Press investigation found.
Lawmakers sought to restrict the use of seclusion and restraints on students in Michigan schools back in 2016. It was only supposed to be used for emergencies, they said.
A school district in Michigan isolated children with disabilities more than 4,000 times – and administrators will not reveal why.