Seclusion or Physical Restraining
Bulletin 1706, Section 543, promulgated in accordance with R.S. 17:416.21, requires local education agencies to report to the Louisiana Department of Education (LDE) all instances where seclusion or physical restraint is used to address student behavior regarding students with disabilities identified under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act. The terms seclusion and physical restraint shall have the same meaning described in State law and regulations. This information will be collected and reported in accordance with rules established by the LDOE.
The guidelines and procedures involving Seclusion and Physical Restraint can be found on the St. Mary Parish School Board web sites and on each individual school website upon submitting the document to the Louisiana Department of Education.