Many New Jersey students are still experiencing academic and behavioral challenges related to the impact of COVID-19 mandated school closures and the ongoing challenges schools are facing to meet the diverse needs of their students. This presentation provides an overview of the issues and how parents can advocate for appropriate education services due to learning loss, including compensatory education rights.
Category: Student Rights
Aug 29, 2022 Learn About Student Rights Regarding School Discipline in New Jersey Presentation Expand Click here to download the presentation. Helpful Resources Expand Discipline Manual ACNJ’s Basic Guide to Special Education New Jersey Statutes and Regulations and Department of Education Guidance Record Appeals U.S. Department of Education Compilation of New Jersey Discipline Laws and […]
Students in special education are entitled to high school transition services as part of their IEP program to prepare them for life after high school. This presentation explains the kinds of services that are available and rights regarding the implementation of these services.
Governor Murphy signed S905/A1281 into law directing school districts must have an IEP meeting with every student by no later than December 31, 2022 to discuss the need for compensatory education for the period from March 18, 2020 through September 1, 2021. Parents have until September 1, 2023 to file for Due Process. This complaint, […]
By Nina Peckman, Staff Attorney What kinds of questions should you ask at the school meeting to assess your child’s progress and to request help for your child? What information does the Start Strong assessment result say about my child? How are these results guiding the instruction that my child is getting? What are my […]