COVID-19 Resources

COVID-19 | Special Education Law

The New Jersey Department of Education (NJDOE) guidance confirms that school districts may not legally require waivers of rights or consents to delivery of virtual services as a condition for the delivery of special education or related services during this COVID-19 public emergency. The guidance states that the districts’ actions in requiring these waivers or […]

Karen Edler was a panelist on NJ Spotlight’s Virtual Roundtable: School’s Out: Special Education During COVID-19 which also included the Assistant Commissioner of the New Jersey Department of Education, the Director of the Office of Special Education and an educator from Pennsauken. You may watch this informative presentation here: https://vimeo.com/413142881.

Karen F. Edler will be a panelist with the NJ Spotlight Virtual Roundtable: “School’s Out: Special Education During COVID-19” today, Tuesday, April 28, 2020 from 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM. The details and the registration link are below. To register for and attend this event CLICK HERE or contact Karen Edler kedler@pricemeese.com or (201) 391-3737.

The most common parental complaint since the COVID-19 State of Emergency school closures and implementation of “virtual instruction” is that students are not receiving their IEP educational and related services. Question: Is there anything parents are able to do about it in the middle of a global pandemic? Answer: Yes. As parents, you can take […]