2015 New Jersey Revised Statutes
Section 18A:7C-4 - State-endorsed diploma

NJ Rev Stat § 18A:7C-4 (2015) What's This?

18A:7C-4. State-endorsed diploma
All students who meet State and local graduation requirements shall receive a State endorsed diploma; provided, however, that the Commissioner of Education shall approve any State endorsed diploma which utilizes the comprehensive assessment techniques as provided in section 3 of P.L. 1979, c. 241 (C. 18A:7C-3).

Local districts may not provide a high school diploma to students not meeting these standards. Any out-of-school youth or adult age 18 or over who has otherwise met the district graduation requirements but has failed to earn a State endorsed diploma may take the graduation proficiencies test which has been developed and administered under the auspices of the Commissioner of Education. Upon passing this test, a State endorsed diploma will be granted.

Each board of education shall provide, in a format approved by the Commissioner of Education, a performance transcript for each student leaving secondary school.

L. 1979, c. 241, s. 4; amended 1988,c.168,ss.2,10.

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