Credit: NJSBA’s April 2022 issue of New Jersey Lawyer
Cherie Adams, an attorney with Adams, Gutierrez & Lattiboudere and president, Belmar Board of Education
By: Thomas Parmalee
Experts in special education discuss the academic and social-emotional needs of students with disabilities
When Gov. Phil Murphy and the New Jersey Department of Education announced April 1 that nearly $18 million in federal American Rescue Plan recovery funds would be allocated to reimburse local educational agencies for additional special education services, it drew attention to students who have been hit particularly hard by the pandemic.
One of America’s most cherished rights is “Freedom of Speech” as spelled out in the First Amendment. However, when an individual works for a school district, it is often the local board of education that must contend with the repercussions when staff members express their opinions. Please join NJSBA host Ray Pinney as he discusses the issues surrounding this topic with Cherie Adams, a partner with the law firm Adams, Gutierrez, & Lattiboudere, LLC.