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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

Disparities in punishment of students with disabilities by race

Source: Harvard Law Today.  A new report providing the first state-by-state estimate of lost instruction due to discipline for black and white students with disabilities finds dramatic disparities in suspensions by race. The study, called “Disabling Punishment: The Need for Remedies to the Disparate Loss of Instruction Experience by Black Students with Disabilities,” was conducted by the Charles Hamilton Houston Institute for Race & Justice at Harvard Law School (CHHI) and UCLA’s Center for Civil Rights Remedies at The Civil Rights Project.  See New Jersey's data and read more >>

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