• DESE Mandates Method of Reporting and Submitting Physical Restraint Data
  • January 22, 2016 | Author: Tami Fay
  • Law Firm: Murphy, Hesse, Toomey & Lehane, LLP - Quincy Office
  • On January 1, 2016, the revised regulations on physical restraint in public education programs, 603 CMR 46.00, will become effective. On November 19, 2015, In anticipation of new requirements under these regulations, the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (“DESE”) posted a new, electronic Restraint Reporting Form designed to log individual instances of restraint and track program restraint data on a linked spreadsheet.