Current through Register Vol. 55, No. 47, December 4, 2023
Section 6A:16-7.5 - Conduct away from school grounds(a) School authorities have the right to impose a consequence on a student for conduct away from school grounds that is consistent with the district board of education's code of student conduct, pursuant to 6A:16-7.1. 1. This authority shall be exercised only when it is reasonably necessary for the student's physical or emotional safety, security and well-being or for reasons relating to the safety, security and well-being of other students, staff or school grounds, pursuant to 18A:25-2 and 18A:37-2.2. This authority shall be exercised only when the conduct that is the subject of the proposed consequence materially and substantially interferes with the requirements of appropriate discipline in the operation of the school.3. The consequence pursuant to (a) above shall be handled in accordance with the district board of education's approved code of student conduct, pursuant to N.J.A.C. 6A:16-7.1, and as appropriate, in accordance with 6A:16-7.2, 7.3, or 7.4.(b) School authorities shall respond to harassment, intimidation, or bullying that occurs off school grounds, pursuant to 18A:37-14 and 15.3 and 6A:16-1.3, 7.1, and 7.7.
N.J. Admin. Code § 6A:16-7.5 Amended by R.2006 d.366, effective 10/16/2006.
See: 38 N.J.R. 2294(a), 38 N.J.R. 4411(c).
In (a)1, inserted ", security" two times.
Recodified from N.J.A.C. 6A:16-7.6 and amended by R.2014 d.047, effective 3/17/2014.
See: 45 N.J.R. 987(a), 46 N.J.R. 505(a).
In the introductory paragraph of (a), deleted ", including on a school bus or at a school-sponsored function" following "grounds"; in (a)2, substituted "that" for "which"; in (a)3, substituted "education's" for "education", inserted a comma following "7.3", and substituted "7.4" for "7.5"; and added (b). Former N.J.A.C. 6A:16-7.5, Expulsions, recodified to N.J.A.C. 6A:16-7.4.