Ore. bill to ban free-standing seclusion rooms in schools

04/1/2013 | Oregonian (Portland), The

Lawmakers in Oregon have passed a bill banning the use of free-standing seclusion units in schools. The bill will not prevent the use of all types of isolation techniques because it does not apply to school rooms used for seclusion. Opponents of the bill said funding is a barrier. "The cost of removing one of these inappropriate units from a district is negligible compared to the long-standing safety of children," said state Rep. Sara Gelser, D-Corvallis, who introduced the bill.

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