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NJ DOE Agrees to Settlement in Inclusion Lawsuit by SPAN, Others!

Nearly seven years after the lawsuit was filed, and more than five years since the District Court denied the State’s motion to dismiss, disability advocates entered into an historic settlementwith the New Jersey Department of Education to ensure that New Jersey students with disabilities receive an appropriate education in the “least restrictive environment.”  Plaintiffs in the lawsuit included Disability Rights New Jersey (DRNJ), the Education Law Center (ELC), the Statewide Parent Advocacy Network (SPAN) and the ARC of New Jersey.

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