On June 26, 2020, Governor Murphy signed the Bridge Year Pilot Program into law, which took effect immediately. Interested students should speak with their school’s Bridge Year Liasion by February 15, 2021.
There is no substitute for a parent who advocates strongly for their child. Staff attorney Nina Peckman offers a few important tips parents should know during the COVID-19 pandemic when advocating for their child’s education rights.
On November 16, 2020, staff attorney Nina Peckman, on behalf of ACNJ, submitted comments to the Committee on the Unauthorized Practice of Law, urging them to remove language in Opinion 56, which states that only lawyers are to be allowed in Independent Education Program (IEP) and mediation meetings. By barring non-lawyer advocates from meetings, Peckman […]