2013 New Jersey Revised Statutes
Title 18A - EDUCATION
Section 18A:35-22.1 - Removal of pupil from bilingual education program
18A:35-22.1. Removal of pupil from bilingual education program
2.A parent or guardian may remove a pupil who is enrolled in a bilingual education program at any time; except that during the first three years of a pupil's participation in a bilingual education program, a parent or guardian may only remove the pupil at the end of each school year. If a parent or guardian wishes to remove the pupil prior to the end of each school year, the removal shall be approved by the county superintendent of schools. If the county superintendent determines that the pupil should remain in the bilingual education program until the end of the school year, the parent may appeal the county superintendent;s decision to the Commissioner of Education, or his designee, pursuant to the provisions of section 2 of P.L.1991, c.12 (C.18A:35-19.2). The commissioner's decision shall be rendered within 30 days of the filing of the appeal.
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