WHAT IS P.R.I.S.E?
New Jersey Administrative Code for special education (N.J.A.C. 6A:14) and the federal Individuals with Disabilities Education Act of 2004 (IDEA 2004) are laws that ensure children with disabilities a free, appropriate public education in the least restrictive environment. An important part of these laws provides parents with the right to participate in their children’s education.
PRISE stands for: Parental Rights In Speical Education. This document describes the state and federal laws affecting the provision of special education to help parents understand their rights in the special education process. With this knowledge, parents will be prepared to take an active role in their child’s education. Please click on the appropriate link below to access a copy of this important document.