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- prohibit elementary and secondary school personnel from managing any student behavior by using any mechanical or chemical restraint, physical restraint or escort that restricts breathing, or aversive behavioral intervention that compromises student health and safety;
- prohibit school personnel from using physical restraint or seclusion, unless such measures are required to eliminate an imminent danger of physical injury to the student or others and certain precautions are taken;
- require states and local educational agencies to ensure that a sufficient number of school personnel receive state-approved crisis intervention training and certification in first aid and certain safe and effective student management techniques; and
- require schools to establish procedures to notify parents in a timely manner if physical restraint or seclusion is imposed on their child.