18A:7A-39 Authority of State district superintendent.
6. a. The State district superintendent may in a school district under full State intervention:
(1)Sue in the district's corporate name and likewise submit to arbitration and determination disputes and controversies in the manner provided by law;
(2)Cause a report of the condition of the public schools and the public school property and an itemized account of the condition of the finances of the district to be printed and published as soon as practicable after the close of each school year; and
(3)Cause an exact census to be taken annually of all children residing in the district between the ages of five and 18 years, including such other information as he or she may deem necessary or proper and appoint, for the purpose of taking that census, as many suitable persons as may be necessary to act as enumerators and fix their compensation, which compensation shall be paid as a current expense.
b.A school district under full State intervention may be sued under its corporate name.
c.School districts under full State intervention may join with local boards of education for the purpose of affording the districts those benefits which may accrue pursuant to P.L.1983, c.108 (C.18A:18B-1 et seq.).
d.A school district under full State intervention shall be subject to all provisions of chapter 19 of Title 18A of the New Jersey Statutes except that all warrants for claims or expenditures approvable by a district board of education or any action required of a district board of education pursuant to chapter 19 may be authorized by the State district superintendent.
e.Authority for the implementation of any provision of chapter 20 of Title 18A of the New Jersey Statutes relative to the acquisition and disposition of property which requires action by a district board of education may, in a school district under full State intervention, be exercised by the State district superintendent.
f.The authority and powers vested in boards of education by chapter 21 of Title 18A of the New Jersey Statutes may in a school district under full State intervention be vested in the State district superintendent.
g.School districts under full State intervention shall be subject to all requirements set forth in chapter 18A of Title 18A of the New Jersey Statutes except that such determination as may be required of a district board of education by the provisions of said law may be rendered by the State district superintendent.
L.1987,c.399,s.6; amended 2005, c.235, s.13; 2007, c.16, s.9.
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