In Wake Of ‘Scream Room’ Controversy, Conn. House Passes Isolation Room BillThe bill comes after recent incidents in Middletown, where special education students at Farm Hill Elementary School were reportedly isolated in "scream rooms'' during outbursts.
U.S. DOE Investigating 'Scream Rooms' At Middletown, Conn. SchoolFederal education officials have launched a civil rights investigation into a Connecticut elementary school's practice of isolating students with disabilities in small rooms when they have emotional outbursts.
Administrators Take Heat For 'Scream Room' Controversy At Connecticut SchoolParents vented their anger Thursday night at a packed Farm Hill Elementary PTA meeting. Much of the shouting concerned the school's use of so-called "quiet” rooms, where teachers would send misbehaving students.
Parents Furious Over Apparent Use Of 'Scream Rooms' Inside Middletown, Conn. Elementary SchoolTwo "time-out" rooms were implemented two years ago for special needs students. But with growing community concern about their use, the school district drafted a new support plan to deal with students who act up.