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Seclusion and Restraint Administrative Regulations Set for Public Hearing

The newly proposed administrative regulations from the State Department of Education on the subject of seclusion and restraint of special education students were published in the Connecticut Law Journal on July 15, 2008, so they are now officially open for public comment for a 30-day period until August 15, 2008.  A public hearing has also been scheduled for Tuesday, August 19, 2008 from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the SERC Classroom, 25 Industrial Park Road, Middletown, CT.  Views and arguments may be submitted in writing to Attorney Theresa DeFrancis, Education Consultant, Bureau of Special Education, P.O. Box 2219, Hartford, CT 06145.

A full copy of the proposed regulations can be obtained by clicking here.