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Gillespie, Carroll blast new ISBE rules allowing for student restraint

Joint press release from the offices of State Senator Ann Gillespie and State Representative Jonathan Carroll. Published on the Senators website on 4/6/20.   ARLINGTON HEIGHTS –State Senator Ann Gillespie (D-Arlington Heights) and State Rep. Jonathan Carroll (D-Northbrook) released the following statements after the Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) announced new rules that would continue…

Let’s ban secluded “quiet rooms” in schools nationwide

Original story written by Clarence Page for the Philadelphia Tribune on January 26th. Link to article may be found here.   Original article below.   Until recently, state Rep. Jonathan Carroll, a Chicagoland Democrat, says he has avoided talking much in public about his childhood experiences with isolation punishment. But he was moved to blog about…
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