2017 New Jersey Revised Statutes
TITLE 18A - EDUCATION
Section 18A:36-16 - Rules regarding religious holidays
18A:36-16. Rules regarding religious holidays
The commissioner, with the approval of the state board, shall prescribe rules relative to absences for religious holidays including, but not limited to, a list of holidays on which it shall be mandatory to excuse a pupil, but nothing herein contained shall be construed to limit the right of any board of education, at its discretion, to excuse absence on any other day by reason of the observance of a religious holiday.