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New Jersey: School expands to accommodate more SPED kids

July 30, 2017, TapInto.net (New Jersey): ESCNJ Expansion To Support Independent Living Skills https://www.tapinto.net/towns/milltown-slash-spotswood/sections/other-nj-news/articles/escnj-expansion-to-support-independent-living-sk-4 Construction is underway at the Educational Services Commission of New Jersey’s (ESCNJ) Piscataway Campus for a 50,000 square foot addition to provide more space to help additional higher functioning classified students meet the challenges of independent living, announced commission officials. … “We’re already digging out the footprint while the weather is warm, and intend to complete the project to meet anticipated enrollment increases by 2019,” said Moran. … The Educational Services Commission of New Jersey operates six Middlesex County schools for students ages 3-21 with autism, moderate to severe disabilities, and at-risk behaviors, and extends special education services to school districts statewide. The largest educational services commission in the state, the ESCNJ also coordinates transportation services for over 10,000 students across New Jersey and manages a co-op pricing system with over 1,100 members, the largest cooperative buying program in the state.