Special education can be a difficult process to navigate. ACNJ, with the generous support of The IOLTA Fund of the Bar of New Jersey, has released its updated Special Education Guide, helping parents and caregivers to understand their child’s education rights in New Jersey. Click on the page to flip to the next page.
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Kinship Legal Guardianship (KLG) may be an option for certain Child Protection and Permanency (CP&P) cases when the child has been under a resource parent’s care for a long time, and it is unlikely that the child will be able to be safely reunited with their parent. Learn about KLG and what it entails in […]
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 […]
Este video explica las leyes relacionadas con el acoso y la intimidación escolar para que los padres pueden ayudar a su hijo, sea víctima de intimidación en la escuela o sea participante en la intimidación o acoso de otro estudiante. ***** (This video in Spanish, explains the laws regarding harassment, intimidation and bullying so that parents can advocate for their child, whether the child is a target of bullying or has engaged in bullying.)