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Wisconsin Probes Use of ‘Quiet Rooms’

By The Associated Press — April 28, 2009 1 min read

Wisconsin is investigating Ashland Middle School for allegedly misusing its quiet rooms. State rules call for the rooms to be used only to seclude students who are a threat to themselves or others. Principal Brian Anderson has said the rooms may have been misused in the past, but alternative-education staff members are now following state rules.

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A version of this article appeared in the April 29, 2009 edition of Education Week