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Special Education

ELC LAUNCHES INNOVATIVE INITIATIVE TO ADVANCE QUALITY EDUCATION FOR CHILDREN IN FOSTER CARE

Published on: September 22, 2009

Education Law Center has launched an innovative Foster Care Initiative to provide special education representation for children in New Jersey’s foster care system.

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THE REAL COSTS OF THE PROPOSED FISCAL ACCOUNTABILITY RULES.

Published on: June 19, 2009

The Education Law Center (ELC) strongly opposes the special education provisions of the proposed fiscal accountability regulations being promoted by the New Jersey Department of Education (NJDOE) to replace the previous regulations set to expire on June 30. 

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NJDOE SETTLES CLAIMS OF STUDENT WITH DYSLEXIA

Published on: September 10, 2008

The long-running litigation between A.W., a student with dyslexia, and NJDOE came to a close last month when the parties filed a settlement agreement with the federal district court.

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Federal District Court Denies State's Motion To Dismiss Special Education Segregation Case

Published on: July 7, 2008

The Education Law Center (ELC), together with co-plaintiffs New Jersey Protection & Advocacy, Inc. (NJP&A), the Statewide Parent Advocacy Network of New Jersey (SPAN),

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BILL PLACING BURDEN OF PROOF ON DISTRICTS NOW LAW

Published on: February 5, 2008

On January 13th Governor Corzine signed into law a bill for which disability and education advocates fought long and hard. Now a part of New Jersey’s Special Education Statute, the bill places the burdens of proof and production on school districts in special education due process hearings.

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ELC Testifies In Favor Of Bill Which Places Burden On School Districts In Special Education Cases

Published on: December 5, 2007

The Education Law Center’s testimony, as well as the testimony of numerous other special education advocates, was well received by the Education Committee which unanimously voted in favor of S2604.

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EFFORT LAUNCHED TO PLACE BURDEN ON DISTRICTS IN SPECIAL EDUCATION CASES

Published on: April 18, 2007

Education Law Center is leading a statewide effort to mobilize New Jersey child advocates, disability rights organizations and other stakeholders to secure passage of legislation to place the burden of proof and burden of production on school districts in special education due process hearings.

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NJ SUPREME COURT ISSUES DECISION IN LANDMARK BULLYING CASE

Published on: March 5, 2007

On February 21, 2007, the New Jersey Supreme Court issued its decision in the landmark bullying case, L.W. v. Toms River Regional Schools Board of Education.

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