New Jersey - Family Engagement into Policymaking on School Discipline and Behavior Management: Stakeholders

Area: 
Stakeholders
Policy Type: 
Regulation
Summary: 

State law encourages parent or family member involvement in the development of student codes of conduct.

New Jersey Administrative Code 6A:16-7.1 Code of student conduct

(a) Each district board of education shall develop, adopt, disseminate, and implement a code of student conduct that establishes standards, policies, and procedures for positive student development and student behavioral expectations on school grounds and, as appropriate, for conduct away from school grounds.

    1. The code of student conduct may be based on parent, student, and community involvement that represents, where possible, the composition of the school district's schools and community.
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