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5630b AdmGuide_Use of Physical Force

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
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Shari Weinstock,
Aug 1, 2011, 7:58 AM