How Safe Is the Schoolhouse? An Analysis of State Seclusion and Restraint Laws and Policies – This report was revised in 2019 to discuss new state restraint and seclusion statutes, regulations, rules, and policies. It includes all laws in effect as of July 1, 2019. This updates earlier versions of the report. The first version was published in 2012, and it has been updated several times since. The report presents research analyzing and comparing state approaches to restraint and seclusion that may be helpful to parents, professionals, educators, people with disabilities, and advocates.