New Jersey Department of Education

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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.  In order to serve parents and students who receive special education services, the special education policies and procedures office provides the following:

In assisting districts with professional development to help improve student achievement, the special education professional development office provides the following services: