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Digging Deeper: Bill aims to end “Quiet Rooms” in Illinois schools

Story was originally reported by Danny Valle for WSIL TV News 3. A link to the original article as well as video segments may be found HERE. (WSIL) — In 2019, when ProPublica released an article about ‘Quiet Rooms’ in Illinois schools, the state acted quickly. It instituted an emergency order to halt the practice and promised…

Bill would end restraint and isolation of students in Illinois

Story was originally written by Steve Hancock for Capitol News Illinois. A link to the original article may be found HERE SPRINGFIELD – A House committee agreed Wednesday to continue working on a bill that aims to end the use of physical restraints and isolation as a way of controlling misbehaving students in public school…
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