A Roadmap to the Special Education Referral and Evaluation ProcessBy Michelle Krone Every child with a disability, between the ages of 3 and 21, has a right to a free appropriate public education as ensured by The Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act of 2004 (IDEA). IDEA includes a “child find” mandate. This requires each […]

The United States District Court for the District of New Jersey has been called upon three times in recent weeks to clarify what is required for a plaintiff to be awarded punitive damages. In each instance, District Judges reinforced that negligence, or even gross negligence, is not sufficient. Instead, under New Jersey law, there must […]