By Legal Intern Kelly Monahan The NJ Division of Child Protection & Permanency (CP&P) is rolling out training for its staff on Solution Based Casework (SBC)™ to help improve the quality of case plans, one of the four remaining benchmarks that New Jersey has to meet pursuant to a federal court settlement agreement. Solution based […]
Nina Peckman, Staff Attorney According to New Jersey regulations, students with disabilities have the right to be in school until they turn 21 years old. Parents always had the right to advocate for their child to remain in school beyond 18 years old or a proposed graduation date in order to request additional or compensatory […]
Newark Kids Count looks different this year. New data “snapshots,” show the pandemic’s impact on kids and families. This first one looks at programs assisting families and employment rates.
Learn what parents should know. about the new DOE guidance regarding the responsibility of school districts to provide compensatory education to students with disabilities as a result of COVID-19.
The Federal Child Tax Credit is a historic achievement that deserves to be celebrated as a change that sets the stage for permanently eliminating child poverty.