Student Rights and School Responsibilities
Every day families are challenged when it comes to the rights of their students. PGCS strives to assist parents with the tools to Uphold student rights, ensure student success, and guarantee that every student is treated with dignity and respect.
The School Performance Reports reflect the NJDOE's extensive efforts to engage with parents, students and school communities about what information is most valuable in providing a picture of overall school performance. Communities are encouraged to work together and can use these reports to:
Learn more: The School Performance Reports contain a wealth of data, going far beyond a school's test scores to include information about the staff working in a school, student discipline rates, industry-valued credentials and preschool and Kindergarten offerings.
Ask questions: All members of school community are encouraged to use the reports to help start local conversations by asking questions, such as: "Are our students on track for success? Are all of our students making progress from last year? What areas is our school doing well in, and in what areas might we need improvement?"
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.
New Jersey has been a leader in the establishment of a strong statutory, regulatory policy and program framework to support the prevention, remediation and reporting of HIB in schools. Provided below are information and resources to aid schools in the establishment of HIB policies, the adoption of HIB program strategies, the implementation of proactive responses to HIB and the adoption of effective HIB reporting procedures.
Your one stop location for all your questions relating to how best to support your student’s educational achievement. The State of New Jersey has created a simple to use site with all the Essential Tools and Information you will ever need.