The Senate Education Committee will be holding a hearing on SB 468, which will bring Positive Behavior Interventions & Supports (PBIS) into schools and reduce the use of aversive interventions, such as seclusion and restraint, and make their use safer, if they must be used. A plain language explanation of the bill can be found here: Bill Summary.
The hearing will be held on Feb. 18th @ 10 AM, in Room 412 E in the State Capitol.
If you cannot make it to the hearing, but wish to have your views known by the committee, please send your testimony to Sen. John Lehman, Chair of the Senate Education Committee on or before Feb. 18th. You can e-mail your testimony to him at Sen.Lehman@legis.wisconsin.gov.
If you need travel assistance to get to the hearing, please contact Linda Apple in our Madison office at 1-800-928-8778.
Media coverage on the hearing:
Click here to read an article on the NBC 15 website.
Click here to read an article on the WKOW website.
Click here to read an article on the Wisconsin Radio Network website.
Click here to read an article on the Wisconsin Eye website.
Click here to read an article on the Racine Journal-Times website.