New Jersey 2013-2014 Budget

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Chris Christie signed the fiscal year 2014 budget into law on June 28, 2013. Below are some provisions that will impact people with disabilities. Special education is funded at $926.035,000.00. The Division of Developmental Disabilities receives $6,115,00.00 in state funding … Continued

Special Education School Placement

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Governor Christie recently signed a bill requiring the State Board of Education to promulgate regulations requiring school districts to take into account matters of continuity and consistency in determining special education placements during the IEP process. Primarily addressing the needs … Continued

Special Education Task Force

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A special education task force bill, establishing a task force to study and make recommendations about special education services in New Jersey, passed both the New Jersey State Assembly and the Senate and is awaiting the governor’s signature. The task … Continued

Bipartisan consensus on strengthening federal law to reduce incarceration, make state juvenile justice systems more fair, improve public safety

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Youth, family and juvenile justice advocates endorse reintroduction of bill to support states efforts to improve their juvenile justice systems, protect kids, and build safer communities WASHINGTON, D.C. (April 30, 2015) – Juvenile justice advocates across the country applaud Senator Charles … Continued

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