2017 Maryland Code
Education
Division II - Elementary and Secondary Education
Title 7 - Public Schools
Subtitle 11 - Student Behavior Intervention
§ 7-1102. Reports and guidance. (Redesignation of section effective June 30, 2019.)

Universal Citation: MD Educ Code § 7-1102 (2017)
  • Beginning with the 2018-2019 school year, on or before December 1 each year:
    • (1) Each public agency and nonpublic school shall submit to the Department a report for the prior school year on the number of physical restraint and seclusion incidents, disaggregated by the student's jurisdiction, disability, race, gender, age, and type of placement.
    • (2) Each public agency and nonpublic school shall submit to the Department a report for the prior school year on the professional development provided to designated school personnel related to positive behavioral interventions, strategies, and supports and trauma-informed interventions.
    • (3) Each public agency and nonpublic school shall:
      • (i) Personally observe and review seclusion rooms;
      • (ii) Review training plans for the use of seclusion; and
      • (iii) Report to the Department regarding findings made under items (i) and (ii) of this paragraph.
    • (4) The Department shall:
      • (i) Provide guidance to public agencies and nonpublic schools regarding the requirements of the use of seclusion and rooms for seclusion; and
      • (ii) Report to the General Assembly, in accordance with ยง 2-1246 of the State Government Article, regarding findings and recommendations reported to the Department under this section.
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