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Following the Columbus Dispatch's revelation that college
athletic departments routinely invoke federal "education privacy"
laws to refuse to release airplane passenger manifests, complementary ticket
lists and other non-educational documents, the Student Press Law Center is
joining leading Ohio elected officials in calling for reforms.
The bill would require the departments to report incidents of sexual assault to the local Commonwealth attorney within 48 hours of receiving the report, providing another avenue to access information about reported incidents.
Managing unruly kids who lash out at classmates and teachers is one of the most delicate tasks for schools, and those who must manage emergencies when physical safety is at stake understandably resist being second-guessed.
But there's evidence that students are at times pinned, tied up or locked away in closet-sized isolation rooms for just being annoying even if they do not present a danger to others.
Federal statistics indicate that disabled students and racial minorities are disproportionately likely to be placed under physical restraint, raising questions about whether the safety measures are administered even-handedly.
Finding out what techniques your school district uses to respond to assaultive kids -- and how often -- should be a matter of a single public records request.
For at least half a decade, school officials in Columbus, Ohio, carried out an inventive method of reducing the rate of student absenteeism.
They erased the absences.