FEDS WARN CHARTERS ON SPECIAL EDUCATION

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Charter schools must provide special education services and ensure that students with disabilities are not discriminated against just like traditional public schools, federal education officials say. In a “Dear Colleague” letter issued Wednesday, the U.S. Department of Education said that charters have … Continued

Exploring the School-To-Prison Pipeline

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What are the unintended consequences of bad school discipline policies? One consequence is the channeling of fairly inoffensive young people into the criminal justice system. The phenomenon of the school-to-prison pipeline has advocates and some school boards working to rethink … Continued

NJ Office of Special Education Programs

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NJ Office of Special Education Programs Provides an overview of the Office of Special Education Programs, including information for Parents & Families. The office implements state and federal laws and regulations governing special education to ensure that pupils with disabilities … Continued