School Safety

School buildings and classrooms must be safe environments – both physically and emotionally – for students to achieve and grow.

Restraints and seclusion. Information on the recent rule change that governs the use of restraints and seclusion, including the requirements and application information for required training programs.

Combating and preventing bullying. The Maine Department of Education offers schools training, resources and model practices for cultivating a school environment free of bullying and harassment.

School emergency planning. Resources and links for schools.
See also School Facilities for information on chemical and other hazards planning.