New law extends special education, but some parents fear services could be denied

Decisions will be made at local district level

Gov. Phil Murphy recently signed legislation to provide another year of special education for students who would otherwise be “aging out” of those services. But it will be up to local districts to decide whether to provide those additional services. As a result, some families are concerned that their children could be left out.

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