This library contains ACNJ's publications, including reports, guides for parents and professionals, fact sheets, infographics and some PowerPoint presentations and legislative testimony. To view ACNJ's videos, please visit our You Tube page.

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Education FAQs

Education FAQs What student records are schools permitted to keep? Do parents have a right to see their child’s school records? Can my child’s school records be released without my consent? What are my district’s disciplinary rules? What disciplinary actions can a school district take against my child if he/she breaks the rules? What actions […]

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This timeline shows some of the highlights from ACNJ’s record of success in advancing new laws and policies that help children grow up safe, healthy and educated. 1978 – Child Placement Review Act. New Jersey was the second state to mandate independent review of cases of foster children. 1979 – Children in Detention and Shelter […]

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ACNJ Staff

Cecilia Zalkind President & Chief Executive Officer Cecilia Zalkind has an extensive background in public policy advocacy for children. Her 25 years in leadership roles at ACNJ have helped produce key policy advances in child welfare, early care and education and health care in New Jersey. She has led important coalitions such as the Early […]

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Child Protection

Since its inception, ACNJ has labored to ensure that children are safe from abuse and neglect. When children are abused or neglected, the state must act quickly to help families address the problems that led to placement in foster care. If that is not possible, then the state must find permanent, loving homes for these children […]

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Child Protection Keeping children safe from abuse and neglect and ensuring that all children grow up in stable families have been a cornerstone of ACNJ’s efforts for more than 30 years. We work with state officials, local agencies and other advocates to build a more effective child protection and abuse prevention system throughout New Jersey. […]

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