special education

Attention New Jersey Parents: This Deadline is Looming

Justine Kattouf is a Maplewood student with profound autism; Covid-school closures and subsequent remote learning were a disaster for him.…

4 days ago

U.S. Office of Civil Rights To Investigate Lakewood Schools’ Discrimination of Latino Student with Disabilities

NJ Education Report has received, through an anonymous source, a formal complaint against the Lakewood Public Schools (LPS). The complaint…

5 days ago

Asbury Park Lowers 64 Floor: Inside Info on New Grading Rules, Student Suspensions, and Special Education

NJ Education Report has received a trove of new information from Asbury Park, courtesy of inside sources who will remain…

2 weeks ago

EXPLAINER: How To Get Your District To Pay For a Private Special Education Placement

Twenty years ago my husband and I were faced with a challenge: Jonah, our then-three-year-old who has Fragile X Syndrome,…

1 month ago

Young Boy With Down Syndrome Abused by School District, Parents Claim

Two years ago a young boy, who has been diagnosed with Down Syndrome, epilepsy, asthma, post-traumatic stress disorder, hearing loss…

2 months ago

Latest From Newark: Special Education Violations, Plus Charges of Harassment, Racism, and Duplicity

The troubles within Newark Public Schools District continue unabated. Here is the latest: A week ago Superintendent Roger León's office…

3 months ago

Parents of Students with Disabilities Win First Round in Case Against Murphy’s Education Department

Once again New Jersey is making national news for its failure to properly serve students with disabilities. Back in 2019---pre-COVID,…

3 months ago

Here Are The Latest Cost-Per-Pupil Numbers For New Jersey Schools

The New Jersey Taxpayer's Guide to Education Spending just came out with its most recent numbers. On average, the budgetary…

5 months ago

More Chutzpah in Lakewood

Once again, Lakewood's famous special education school is in the news. NJ Education Report has extensively covered the School for…

5 months ago

BROCKETT: To Retain Special Education Teachers, Treat Them Like the Experts They Are

Kara Brockett is the director of special education at KIPP: Newark. She has worked with students with disabilities for over…

5 months ago