ERIC Number: ED261480
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1985-Apr
Reference Count: N/A
New Jersey High School Graduation Standards.
Education Law Center, Inc., Newark, NJ.
The paper sets forth New Jersey high school graduation standards, including the exceptions for special education and limited English proficiency students. General requirements are described under three topic headings (sample subtopics in parentheses): (1) statewide basic skills requirements (the formulation of the Individual Student Improvement Plan, procedures for appeal); (2) minimum curriculum requirements for grades 9-12 (local options for additional requirements); and attendance requirements. Exceptions for limited English proficiency students are noted. The role of the Individualized Education Programs in determining graduation for special education students is explained. The paper concludes with a review of parents' and students' rights to notification and appeal. (CL)
Descriptors: Disabilities, Graduation Requirements, High Schools, Limited English Speaking, Minimum Competency Testing, Required Courses, State Standards, Student Rights
Education Law Center, Inc., Room 209, 155 Washington St., Newark, NJ 07102
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Education Law Center, Inc., Newark, NJ.
Identifiers - Location: New Jersey