2017 New Jersey Revised Statutes
TITLE 18A - EDUCATION
Section 18A:7C-5.2 - Special education students, certain circumstances, participation in graduation ceremony permitted.

18A:7C-5.2 Special education students, certain circumstances, participation in graduation ceremony permitted.

2. a. The board of education of a school district and the board of trustees of a charter school shall permit a student who has been classified as eligible for special education programs and services pursuant to chapter 46 of Title 18A of the New Jersey Statutes and whose individualized education program prescribes continued special education programs beyond the fourth year of high school to participate in commencement ceremonies with his graduating class and to receive a certificate of attendance, provided that the student has attended four years of high school.

b. Nothing in this section shall be construed to preclude a classified student from receiving a high school diploma when the student satisfactorily completes his individualized education program and has met appropriate graduation requirements.

L.2008, c.19, s.2.

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