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Special Education

ELC SUES OVER FAILURE TO REGULATE INTERNET-BASED SERVICES FOR STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES

Published on: October 17, 2018

ELC has filed a lawsuit challenging the NJDOE's failure to regulate school district use of the internet to deliver essential services to students with disabilities.

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REPORT: SPECIAL EDUCATION HEARING DELAYS GROSS DENIAL OF JUSTICE

Published on: March 21, 2018

NJ Special Education Practitioners has sent a report to Governor Phil Murphy analyzing the State's unconscionable delays in completing hearings in disputes over special education services for children with disabilities.

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SPECIAL EDUCATION FAILURES IN STATE-OPERATED PATERSON CONTINUE

Published on: January 10, 2018

For a second year, ELC is receiving reports that students with disabilities in the State-operated Paterson School District are not receiving required speech-language services

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SPECIAL EDUCATION CRISIS IN STATE-OPERATED PATERSON SCHOOLS WORSENS

Published on: September 6, 2017

A recent complaint investigation report issued by the NJDOE found Paterson out of compliance with special education requirements pertaining to preschool students in the district.

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STATE INVESTIGATION FINDS PATERSON FAILED TO PROVIDE THERAPY SERVICES TO STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES

Published on: May 23, 2017

After conducting an investigation requested by ELC, the NJDOE concluded that during the current school year the Paterson school district failed to provide legally required services to numerous students with disabilities.

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ELC TAKES ON SPECIAL EDUCATION CRISIS IN STATE-OPERATED PATERSON DISTRICT

Published on: April 20, 2017

ELC has filed three complaints asking the NJDOE to investigate the failure of the State-operated Paterson Public Schools to comply with special education mandates. The complaints allege severe, district-wide deficiencies in compliance with federal and state law.

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NEWARK SCHOOLS' COURT MONITOR QUESTIONS VALIDITY OF KEY SPECIAL EDUCATION RECORDS

Published on: October 26, 2015

The monitor overseeing a class action settlement to improve special education in the Newark Public Schools has raised serious questions about the validity of a key record in files of children seeking special education services.

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STUDENT WITH DISABILITIES PLACED IN NEWARK CHARTER SCHOOL RECEIVES NO SERVICES

Published on: July 14, 2015

The NJDOE has agreed to investigate whether Newark Prep Charter School failed to provide essential special education services to a student with disabilities for an entire year after the student was placed in the school through the One Newark Enrolls plan.

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