2013 New Jersey Revised Statutes
Title 18A - EDUCATION
Section 18A:7C-1 - Commissioner of education to develop a program of standards and guidelines


NJ Rev Stat § 18A:7C-1 (2013) What's This?

18A:7C-1. Commissioner of education to develop a program of standards and guidelines
By July 1, 1980 the Commissioner of Education with the approval of the State Board of Education shall establish a program of standards for graduation from secondary school. Such a program shall include, but not be limited to:

a. The development of a Statewide assessment test in reading, writing and computational skills to be administered to all secondary school pupils as provided herein;

b. Clear and explicit Statewide levels of proficiency in reading, writing and computational skills to be demonstrated as a minimum requirement for high school graduation;

c. Guidelines for the development of graduation standards by local boards of education;

d. Guidelines for remediation procedures for pupils who fail to meet graduation standards; and

e. Guidelines for graduation standards for those pupils classified pursuant to chapter 46 of Title 18A of the New Jersey Statutes.

L.1979, c. 241, s. 1.


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