2017 New Jersey Revised Statutes
TITLE 18A - EDUCATION
Section 18A:40A-24 - Public hearing prior to adoption of drug testing policy.

18A:40A-24 Public hearing prior to adoption of drug testing policy.

3. Each board of education shall hold a public hearing prior to the adoption of its drug testing policy. The policy shall be in written form and shall be distributed to students and their parents or guardians at the beginning of each school year. The policy shall include, but need not be limited to, the following:

a. notice that the consent of the student and his parent or guardian for random student drug testing is required for the student to participate in extracurricular activities and to possess a school parking permit;

b. the procedures for collecting and testing specimens;

c. the manner in which students shall be randomly selected for drug testing;

d. the procedures for a student or his parent or guardian to challenge a positive test result;

e. the standards for ensuring the confidentiality of test results;

f. the specific disciplinary action to be imposed upon a student who tests positive for drug use or refuses to consent to testing;

g. the guidelines for the referral of a student who tests positive for drug use to drug counseling or rehabilitative treatment; and

h. the scope of authorized disclosure of test results

L.2005,c.209,s.3.

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