Policymakers need to hear from their constituents on difficult topics like this. Through your participation below — as a parent, educator, mental health professional, or advocate — we can help move these bills forward and ensure a safe and healthy school environment for everyone.
Would make it illegal for schools receiving federal funds to seclude children
Would require better training and parent notification following use of physical restraint and eliminate the use of prone restraint
H.R. 3836/S.2029: PROTECTING OUR STUDENTS IN SCHOOLS ACT
Would prohibit the practice of corporal punishment in schools receiving federal funding
Would provide funds to assist schools and districts in improving their culture and climate, making schools safer for students.
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Help protect students from punitive, exclusionary discipline practices by telling your Members of Congress to support #HR3474 and #HR3836 today: bit.ly/3iE0MlD
Join me in ensuring our most vulnerable kids are not subject to obsolete, counterproductive, unnecessary disciplinary practices by contacting your Members of Congress. bit.ly/3iE0MlD
Students need to feel safe in schools to learn and grow. Tell your Members of Congress to take a stand against corporal punishment in our schools. bit.ly/3iE0MlD