2013 New Jersey Revised Statutes
Title 18A - EDUCATION
Section 18A:13-47 - Enlarged regional districts; educational facilities; powers of board
18A:13-47. Enlarged regional districts; educational facilities; powers of board
The regional board of education of an enlarged regional district shall not take charge and control of the educational facilities, being provided for pupils in the classes or grades included in the regional district before its enlargement, in the local districts to be added thereto, until such time, not earlier than July 1 of the calendar year following that in which the election to enlarge the regional district is held, as the commissioner shall certify to the board of education of the regional district before its enlargement, and the board of education of each new constituent district, that suitable facilities and accommodations have been made available for the instruction of pupils in the enlarged regional district and until then the pupils in the regional district and in the new constituent districts shall continue under the charge and control of the board of education of the regional district existing prior to its enlargement and the board or boards of education of said new constituent district or districts, respectively. The time for taking charge and control of such facilities may be accelerated or postponed by agreement of the board of education of the regional district existing prior to its enlargement and of the board or boards of education of the new constituent district or districts with the approval of the commissioner. Upon taking charge and control of the educational facilities of the enlarged regional district the board of education of the enlarged regional district shall have full authority and control with respect thereto and in the meantime said board of the enlarged regional district may exercise any other powers and perform any other duties with respect to the enlarged regional district which the first board of education of a newly formed regional district may exercise and perform, as provided in section 18A:13-40.
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