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2019 Parent Leadership Conference #TheTimeIsNow

 

New Jersey Institute of Technology | Campus Center  

154 Summit Street | Newark, NJ 07102

Saturday, March 23, 2019 from 8:30 AM to 3:30 PM (EDT)

                                                                                                                                                                    Click here for more information 

2017-18 School Performance Reports Are Available

SOURCE:  New Jersey Department of Education

Today, the New Jersey Department of Education (NJDOE) publicly released 2017-18 School Performance Reports on the NJDOE website andwww.njschooldata.org.

We are excited to share these valuable resources with communities. The reports share with students, families, educators and the public over 300 data points that together build a picture of overall school performance.

Action Alert - NJ Children & Youth with Autism

ACTION ALERT | NJ Children & Youth with Autism

    See key information below or click here to download a pdf file:Group of children

AUTISM BENEFIT  New Jersey is seeking approval for an amendment to the NJ Medicaid State Plan to include Autism Spectrum Disorder related services for (EPSDT) eligible individuals.  The State Plan Amendment would provide individuals with autism the following:

  • Access to an individually planned and coordinated set of services for individuals up to age 21 (services currently stop at age 13)
  • A plan of care that includes parent/caregiver/youth choice and maximizes an individual’s

New USDE Rules on Schools Billing Medicaid for IEP Services

What's Happened?  New regulations from the US Department of Education now make it easier for schools to bill Medicaid for related services provided at school as part of a child's Individualized Educational Plan (IEP).  These regulations now only require parental consent the first time that the school plans to bill Medicaid, and at any time that there are changes in the amount or type of related services that could impact Medicaid billing.  They also require that the school provide notice at least annually to the parent that they have provided this consent.  You can find the new regulations, a

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