New Jersey Revised Statutes § 18a:46a-2 - Definitions

18A:46A-2. Definitions
As used in this act:

a. "Commissioner" means the State Commissioner of Education.

b. "Nonpublic school" means an elementary or secondary school within the State, other than a public school, offering education for grades kindergarten through 12, or any combination of them, wherein any child may legally fulfill compulsory school attendance requirements and which complies with the requirements of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (P.L.88-352).

c. "Auxiliary services" means compensatory education services for the improvement of students' computation skills; compensatory education services for the improvement of students' communication skills; supportive services for acquiring communication proficiency in the English language for children of limited English-speaking ability; and home instruction services.

d. (Deleted by P.L.1990, c.52).

e. "Compensatory education services" means preventive and remedial programs offered during the normal school day, or in programs offered beyond the normal school day or during summer vacation, which are integrated and coordinated with programs operated during the regular school day and year. The programs shall be approved by the State Board of Education, supplemental to the regular programs and designed to assist pupils who have academic needs that prevent them from succeeding in regular school programs.

L.1977,c.192,s.2; amended 1990,c.52,s.62; 1991,c.128,s.2.

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