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Advocates for Children of New Jersey, 2017
The topic of special education can be confusing and frightening for parents who suspect their child has a disability or has difficulty learning. Parents in this situation want to know how to get help for their child. This guide is intended as a reference for people who have questions about special education for a child. It summarizes the basic…
Descriptors: Special Education, Disabilities, Guides, Student Rights
New Jersey Department of Education, 2016
On March 22, 2016, the New Jersey Department of Education ("the Department") published a broadcast memo sharing secure district access to 2014-15 median Student Growth Percentile (mSGP) data for all qualifying teachers. These data describe student growth from the last school year, and comprise 10% of qualifying teachers' 2014-15…
Descriptors: Achievement Gains, Outcome Measures, Teacher Qualifications, Equated Scores
Michaels, Lauren S. – Education Law Center, 2014
This guide is designed to help advocates--including biological and adoptive parents, resource parents, adult students in foster care, and service providers--understand and advocate for the educational rights of children in New Jersey's foster care system. The guide explains the requirements of federal and state laws that particularly affect these…
Descriptors: Student Rights, Foster Care, State Legislation, Federal Legislation
Advocates for Children of New Jersey, 2011
The topic of special education can be confusing and frightening for parents who suspect their child has a disability or has difficulty learning. Parents in this situation want to know how to get help for their child. This guide is intended to help parents navigate the system and services available for children with special learning needs and to…
Descriptors: Special Education, Learning Problems, Disabilities, Parent Student Relationship
Lowenkron, Ruth; Ponessa, Joan – Education Law Center, 2005
The long range facilities planning (LRFP) process presents a wonderful opportunity for New Jersey's school districts to re-examine and strengthen their long term planning for educational adequacy in 21st century school facilities. It provides an opportunity for districts to work closely with the special education community to ensure that New…
Descriptors: Long Range Planning, Educational Facilities Planning, Educational Facilities Design, Disabilities
New Jersey Department of Education, 2004
The "Preschool Teaching and Learning Expectations: Standards of Quality" sets a standard for preschool learning outcomes and serves as a benchmark for determining how effectively the classroom curriculum is being implemented. It provides the focus for curriculum determination and instruction for all preschool children ages three and…
Descriptors: Preschool Education, Standards, Educational Quality, Benchmarking
Murray, Louise; Mess, Mary-Ellen – 1986
Findings of a New Jersey survey of existing services in the health, education, and welfare sectors concerned with early pregnancy and childbearing are presented with relevant recommendations in this document. Results from interviews with 25 key state officials, prominent program directors, and community leaders as well as from a formal survey of…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Coordination, Early Parenthood, Family Planning
Smith, Donald R. – 1980
Written for educators in New Jersey who need information about curriculum development, improvement, and revision, this paper briefly outlines how to use the ERIC system, its thesaurus, printed indexes, and microfiche collections. Appendices list the addresses, phone numbers, and subject content of the 16 ERIC clearinghouses; the addresses, phone…
Descriptors: Curriculum Design, Curriculum Development, Curriculum Research, Databases
Stefkovich, Jacqueline; And Others – 1980
These guidelines are designed to assist local school districts and their Boards of Education in developing and implementing comprehensive guidance and counseling services in thier school systems. The components of the comprehensive guidance program are comprehensive guidance services, certified personnel, and comprehensive guidance facilities.…
Descriptors: Boards of Education, Comprehensive Guidance, Counseling Services, Counselor Certification
Gwazda, Edward; And Others – 1979
This handbook was written to provide an overview of rapidly-changing energy fields and occupations. The first of five sections contains descriptions of over sixty separate fields organized into the following four areas of energy-related work: development, production, distribution, conservation. The second section contains an outline and…
Descriptors: Career Exploration, Career Planning, Development, Employment Opportunities
Massad, Carolyn Emrick, Ed. – 1977
This Resource Notebook is designed to help New Jersey school districts implement the state's Public School Education Act of 1975 which mandates a thorough and efficient (T & E) system of free public schools. The notebook is divided into three parts. Part I, the user's guide, discusses the purpose of data-based decision making, specifically…
Descriptors: Achievement Tests, Educational Assessment, Educational Objectives, Efficiency
Research for Better Schools, Inc., Philadelphia, PA. – 1976
This document presents a checklist of activities to be performed by local New Jersey boards of education in the six-step process of complying with recent directives from the state board of education. These directives were issued in response to legislation clarifying the intent of the state constitution's requirement for provision of "thorough…
Descriptors: Board of Education Role, Boards of Education, Check Lists, Educational Planning
Research for Better Schools, Inc., Philadelphia, PA. – 1977
New Jersey's legislatively mandated policy for a "thorough and efficient" (T & E) education requires each district to develop a community profile. This profile can be used by an Educational Goal Development Committee as an aid in establishing community involvement in the goal-setting process, as required by T & E regulations.…
Descriptors: Committees, Community Involvement, Educational Objectives, Educational Planning
New Jersey School Boards Association, Trenton. – 1977
New Jersey statutes and regulations state certain definitions, standards, and processes for providing a "thorough and efficient" (T & E) education. This document presents 53 sample educational policy statements local districts can use as models when developing their own policy. These sample statements are indexed using the National…
Descriptors: Educational Policy, Elementary Secondary Education, Guidelines, Models
Walker, Jacqueline – 1976
This guide is meant to serve as an aid for affirmative action officers from public school districts which are part of the author Institute's sex desegregation training program. The plan is divided into five sections: objective, procedure for implementation, target date, person(s) responsible for implementation, and outcome. The model focuses on…
Descriptors: Affirmative Action, Athletics, Educational Strategies, Elementary Secondary Education
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