2013 New Jersey Revised Statutes
Title 18A - EDUCATION
Section 18A:35-22 - Notification of parents; involvement in programs
18A:35-22. Notification of parents; involvement in programs
8.Each school district shall notify by mail the parents of the pupils of limited English-speaking ability of the fact that their child has been indentified as eligible for enrollment in a program of bilingual education. Such notice shall include the information that the parents have the option of declining enrollment of their child in a bilingual program, and they shall be given an opportunity to decline enrollment if they so choose. The notice shall be in writing and in the language of which the child of the parents so notified possesses a primary speaking ability, and in English. In addition, whenever a school district determines, on the basis of a pupil's level of English proficiency, that a pupil should exit from a program of bilingual education the district shall notify the parents of the pupil by mail.
The board shall provide for the maximum practicable involvement of parents of children of limited English-speaking ability in the development and review of program objectives and dissemination of information to and from the local school districts and communities served by the bilingual education program within existing State law.
L.1974,c.197,s.8; amended 1991, c.12, s.3; 1995, c.327, s.1.
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