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Information from the NJ Department of Education

These documents are important to parents and guardians of children with special needs and are from the New Jersey Department of Education.
The State of New Jersey Department of Education Special Education

The New Jersey special education offices are responsible for supervising and monitoring the implementation of the federal requirements of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act of 2004 (IDEA) in local education agencies (LEAs) which include all school districts.  The state special education offices provide leadership to ensure compliance with state and federal regulations and to establish standards that promote improved outcomes for students with disabilities.  

Parental Rights in Special Education (PRISE) Revised 2023:
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New Jersey Administrative Code Title 1 Chapter 6A (N.J.A.C. 1:6A)


New Jersey Administrative Code Title 6A Chapter 14 (N.J.A.C. 6A:14)


New Jersey Student Learning Students

This link from the New Jersey State Department of Education details Core Curriculam Content Standards for New Jersey public schools. In 1996, the New Jersey State Board of Education adopted the state's first set of academic standards called the Core Curriculum Content Standards. The standards described what students should know and be able to do upon completion of a thirteen-year public school education.  Over the last twenty years, New Jersey's academic standards have laid the foundation for local district curricula that is used by teachers in their daily lesson plans.