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December 9, 2019

State report reveals that Newark fails to enforce key special education mandates

"State monitors have ordered Newark to take corrective action after finding that the city’s public schools are failing to meet...
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October 16, 2019

NJ Council on Developmental Disabilities Urges Inclusion of Children with Disabilities in School Emergency Plans

Director of SPAN Public Policy, Peggy Kinsell, in her role as the New Jersey Council on Developmental Disabilities Subcommittee Chairperson,...
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September 30, 2019

Debra Jennings Remarks on Newark’s Top Issues in Special Education

SPAN Executive Co-Director, Debra Jennings, was quoted in a Chalkbeat article on issues facing special education in Newark's schools.  “These...
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September 16, 2019

WholeLife NJ Introduces Its New App

WholeLife NJ has announced the release of its "Eat, Play, Parent" app. Read more about this new resource below: WholeLife...
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July 22, 2021

SPAN Signs on to Police-Free Mental Health Letter

SPAN has signed on to the following letter from the Center for Law and Social Policy issued on July 16,...
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June 24, 2021

Lauren Agoratus, M.A. Named One of 50 Advocate Heroes by EP Magazine

JUNE 2020 SPAN is proud to announce that Lauren Agoratus, M.A. has earned the prestigious honor of being named one...
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June 24, 2021

Diana Autin Receives Family Voices Health Equity Champion Award

JUNE 2020 The SPAN Parent Advocacy Network (SPAN) is immensely proud to announce that our own Executive Director, Diana Autin,...
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June 18, 2021

SPAN Applauds Supreme Court for Decisive Obamacare Ruling

SPAN applauds the U.S. Supreme Court for its 7-2 shut down of yet another partisan attack on the Affordable Care...
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May 27, 2021

SPAN Applauds Congress for Introducing Keeping All Students Safe Act

SPAN would like to applaud Congress for introducing the Keeping All Students Safe Act (KASSA) which would make it illegal...
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November 9, 2020

SPAN Responds to Court Committee Request for Public Input on Limiting Role of Non-Lawyer Advocates in Special Education

Court Committee Seeks Public Input on Limiting Role of Non-Lawyer Advocates in Special Education The NJ Supreme Court Committee on...
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