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‘Education Law: Expulsion and Special Education’ — CT Child Justice Foundation & Fairfield County Bar Assn. Co-Sponsor Special Program

STAMFORD, CT (May 31, 2018) — The Connecticut Child Justice Foundation (CCJF) and the Fairfield County Bar Association (FCBA) recently co-sponsored a program on “Education Law: Expulsion and Special Education” at the FCBA offices in Stamford, CT. Ernie Teitell, a partner at Silver Golub & Teitell LLP, is CCJF Founder, President and Pro Bono Attorney.… Read more >

Connecticut Child Justice Foundation Stands Up for Children in Need

January 1, 2015 

There are an extraordinary number of children under the custody and care of the Connecticut Department of Children and Families (DCF) and/or in Foster Care that are in need of special educational services.  Unfortunately, these children are then often deprived of the additional services they need to fully understand the information that’s presented to them… Read more >

Pro Bono Program Provides DCF Children with Lawyers

Children who need special educational services may have slipped through the cracks in the past.  But a new program — called the Connecticut Child Justice Foundation — aims to help keep children who are under the supervision of the Department of Children and Families in the best possible learning environments. The goal of the new… Read more >

Standing Up for Children in Need, January 2013

For more than 35 years, attorney Ernie Teitell has practiced both criminal and civil trial law. Throughout his career, he has worked hard to give back to his community and state – primarily by assisting those who lack the money or resources to get legal help when they need it. Now, in collaboration with the… Read more >

In Fights Over School Services, DCF Children Getting Bigger Boost, January 2013

More than 100 times a year, advocates for children in state care tussle with local school districts over what kinds of educational services those students should receive and who should pay for them. The costs to educate a child in the care of the state Department of Children and Families often far exceeds the $15,000… Read more >