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LRE

An Open Letter to Newark Parents!

Dear Newark Parents:

It has come to our attention that many Newark parents of special education students are being pressured to change their children's IEPs without a meeting or consideration of their children's individual needs for services or placement.  We urge Newark parents who are contacted by school professionals to authorize changes in their children's services or placements to do the following:

(a) Do NOT agree to any change of services or placement via phone or in writing.

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