2013 New Jersey Revised Statutes
Title 18A - EDUCATION
Section 18A:58-33.8 - Resolution of need; application by board of education; investigation; report
18A:58-33.8. Resolution of need; application by board of education; investigation; report
Whenever the board of education of a school district shall determine by resolution that it is unable to provide suitable educational facilities to comply with the provisions of section 18A:33-1 of the New Jersey Statutes, it may file an application with the Commissioner of Education for additional State school building aid under this act. Upon the receipt of such application, the Commissioner of Education shall cause an investigation to be made of the conditions in the district, taking into consideration the number of unhoused pupils, the rate of pupil population increase, the total tax rate of the municipalities in the district, the school tax rate of the district, the net debt of such municipalities and the school debt, the density of population, the apportionment valuations allocable with respect to each child in the school district, the number of children on welfare rolls, existing and proposed educational facilities and all such other factors as said commissioner or the State Board of Education may deem necessary for the purpose of this act. The Commissioner of Education shall report the results of such investigation to the State Board of Education and may include therein an evaluation of the ability of such school district to provide suitable educational facilities to comply with the provisions of said section 18A:33-1, and of the need of such school district for additional State school building aid under this act, advice as to the resident enrollment in such school district as of September 30, 1969 as shown by records with respect thereto on file in his office, recommendation as to the amount (if any) of entitlement (as hereinafter defined) proposed with respect to said school district, and such further information with respect to such school district as requested or required by said board.
L.1971, c. 10, s. 3, eff. Jan. 21, 1971.
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