Gov. Murphy Signs Bill Extending Special Education Service

Gov. Murphy Signs Bill Extending Special Education Service

Gov. Phil Murphy recently signed legislation requiring boards of education to consider offering additional or compensatory special education and related services

On June 16, 2021, Gov. Phil Murphy signed legislation requiring boards of education to consider offering additional or compensatory special education and related services, including transition services, for a maximum of one additional year to students with disabilities following a determination made by the student’s Individualized Education Program (IEP) team that the student requires such additional or compensatory special education and related services. The new law aims to address the loss of learning that special education students may have suffered in light of the COVID-19 pandemic…

This article was originally published on Scarinci Hollenbeck’s firm website on June 28, 2021. To read full article, please head over to: https://scarincihollenbeck.com/client-alert/nj-bill-extends-special-education-service

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