Keeping All Students Safe Act 2014

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POLICY BRIEF Keeping All Students Safe Act 2014 April 22, 2014 What is LEND (Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental and Related Disabilities)? The NH LEND program partners with the University of Maine Center for Community Inclusion and Disability Studies to provide the opportunity for trainees and fellows in the State of Maine to train in leadership roles within an interdisciplinary and culturally diverse professional network. Our work strives to improve the health and quality of life for infants, children, and adolescents who have, or are at risk for developing autism and other neurodevelopmental disabilities. The program is funded by a grant from the Maternal Child Health Bureau (MCHB), Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), and U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS). It is administered by the Association for University Centers on Disability (AUCD). Executive Summary Senator Harkin (D-IA), Senator Murphy (D-CT), Senator Baldwin (D-WI), and Senator Hirono (D-HI) introduced the Keeping All Students Safe Act (S.2036) in the Senate on Feb. 24, 2014. Rep. Miller (D-CA) introduced H.R. 1893 on May 9, 2013. The Act would enact limitations for the use of restraints in public and private schools. Currently, there are 19 states with no policies in place to address this issue. The law would require better training, monitoring and enforcement of these standards, as well as the collection of related data which would be available to the public. We are
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