District personnel may, however, use reasonable physical force upon a student necessary to maintain a safe
learning environment. They may also use reasonable physical force upon a student necessary to protect:
A. A staff member's personal safety;
B. The safety of another staff member or visitor;
C. The safety of the student or other students;
D. School property from damage or destruction;
E. Themselves and others from danger arising from a dangerous weapon or object which is in the possession of
or control of a student.
Staff will follow DPI seclusion and restraint guidelines. Physical restraint and/or seclusion will not be used as a behavior intervention strategy to use for students with disabilities unless it is documented in a student's IEP.
Approved/Adopted: July 13, 2009