Welcome to the New Jersey Coalition for Special Education Funding Reform website.
Here you’ll find current news and information regarding special education funding policy and implementation in New Jersey, and current activities of the Coalition in response to those developments.
For more information on the Coalition, please click here.
The NJCSEFR IS its members. For a list of the Coalition’s members, click here.
For current issues the Coalition is addressing, please click here.
Click here to find out what’s happening now…
The Coalition for Special Education Funding Reform is comprised of ten statewide organizations concerned with special education funding and policy. Organized in 1996, as the Comprehensive Educational Improvement Financing Act (CEIFA) was developed, the Coalition was successful in influencing the new special education funding formula. Since then, our group has continued to monitor issues affecting special education funding and special education policy.
We seek a special education funding mechanism that is adequate, efficient, equitable, predictable, flexible, transparent, fully placement-neutral, and is accountable for both spending and student outcomes. To learn more about our goals and recommendations, click here.
The Coalition includes: