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VIDEO: LPS Superintendent Was 'Disturbed' By Seclusion Room Allegations

An excerpt from Superintendent of Schools Paul Ash's remarks at the start of the Sept. 11 School Committee meeting.

Addressing the public during a , Lexington Superintendent of Schools Paul Ash said there is a "significant gap" between and his review of the “detailed contemporaneous notes” from the day.

, which allegedly occurred during the 2005-2006 school year, as a means to bridge those gaps and bring transparency to the situation. Members of the public also sought assurances that the types of practices in question -- mainly the placement of children in "time out" rooms outside the classroom -- are not still used in the Lexington Public Schools.

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