Eligibility Determined

When the evaluation is completed, eligibility is determined collaboratively at a meeting according to N.J.A.C. 6A:14-2.3(i) 1. To be eligible for special education and related services:
  • A student must have a disability according to 1 of the eligibility categories;
  • The disability must adversely affect the student's educational performance; and
  • The student must be in need of special education and related services.
The school district must provide a copy of the evaluation report(s) and documentation of eligibility to the parent (or adult student, when applicable) when the written notice is provided.