Issues and Legislation

Saturday Rally in Lansing Open to All Who Want to Celebrate, Empower Educators

Equal parts rally, carnival, party, and reunion, a Saturday event in Lansing to celebrate and empower educators will feature food vendors, activities for kids, high-profile speakers – and plenty of positive energy.

Proposed Bills Would Eliminate Non-Emergency Seclusion and Restraint in Schools

A package of bills has been introduced in the House and Senate aimed at eliminating the use of seclusion and restraint in the classroom except for last-resort emergency situations (HB 5409-5418). The legislation would require districts to provide staff training in how to avoid using the techniques to manage student behavior.