From FB/Chicago Trib: the Quiet Room, how to turn school into jail for children

MaryGSykes.com

Just when you thought you heard it all.

In past years, kids would  sit on a bench with a scowling secretary waiting to see the principal, now we have a jail like setting so I guess poor kids can get used to the mass incarceration problem in Illinois.

Unfreaking believable article.  what amazes me is the fact a lot of these kids are autistic or special needs and there is no evaluation before using this “disciplinary technique” if it would harm a special needs child.  Of course, it just looks like crapola for any child, but that’s a whole other issue.

https://graphics.chicagotribune.com/illinois-seclusion/?fbclid=IwAR0-HiIy6b69Rrmzv2VjVGQEosb5tkYfdCEYnqCB487mQZP9nqfAEafWcZQ

next, there will be another study that these don’t help any child at all.  whatever happened to the counselor’s bench or the principal’s bench? isn’t that enough for a child?

A seclusion room at Braun Educational Center in south suburban Oak Forest.

The Quiet RoomsChildren are being…

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