Facebook Twitter Linkedin By Nina Peckman, Esq. ACNJ Staff Attorney Specialized in Education Law The school year has begun and I am already getting calls from parents with concerns about IEP implementation issues or about a lack of progress. Parents should not hesitate to contact their child’s study team (CST) case manager with any […]
Category: Student Rights
Having your child be bullied, or having your child accused of bullying, can be an overwhelming experience for a parent. Staff Attorney Nina Peckmen offers a brief overview of the Harassment, Intimidation, and Bullying (HIB) laws in New Jersey public schools, as well as gives guidance to navigate the process.
By Nina Peckman, ACNJ Education Staff Attorney Mental health and wellness have received increased attention over the past few years. Prior to the pandemic, calls from parents regarding behavior issues were typically centered around the school disciplinary responses. Requests for help for a child refusing to attend school or being barred due to mental health […]
Important reminder: Schools must meet with parents of children with disabilities by Dec. 31st to discuss pandemic-related compensatory education. As a result of the pandemic-related school closures between March 18, 2020 and September 1, 2021, many New Jersey students with disabilities suffered profound learning loss. Often, they did not receive the necessary appropriate school-based education […]