School board approves policies for new year
The Medical Lake School District Board of Trustees passed several items at the Jan. 28 school board meeting.
The board first approved the first reading of Policy 3247 and Procedure 3247P, which concerns the isolation and restraint of students who are under an Individualized Education Program (IEP), an Aversive Intervention Plan or a plan developed under Section 504.
According to the policy, isolation and restraint of these students will generally be avoided and not used as a form of discipline or punishment. The district recognizes that isolation and restraint are necessary at times to pr...