ASSEMBLY, No. 3959

STATE OF NEW JERSEY

214th LEGISLATURE

 

INTRODUCED MAY 9, 2011

 


 

Sponsored by:

Assemblywoman  CONNIE WAGNER

District 38 (Bergen)

Assemblyman  REED GUSCIORA

District 15 (Mercer)

Assemblyman  LOUIS D. GREENWALD

District 6 (Camden)

Assemblywoman  PAMELA R. LAMPITT

District 6 (Camden)

 

 

 

 

SYNOPSIS

     Provides that any superintendent salary caps adopted by the commissioner will apply to charter school administrators.

 

CURRENT VERSION OF TEXT

     As introduced.

  


An Act concerning the salaries of charter school administrators and supplementing P.L.1995, c.426 (C.18A:36A-1 et seq.).

 

     Be It Enacted by the Senate and General Assembly of the State of New Jersey:

 

     1.    Any salary caps adopted by the commissioner pursuant to the authority granted under subsection j. of N.J.S.18A:7-8 shall also apply to a charter school lead person, or other person assuming administrative responsibility of a charter school. 

 

     2.    This act shall take effect immediately. 

 

 

STATEMENT

 

     Under current law, the executive county superintendent of schools must review and approve, according to standards adopted by the Commissioner of Education, all employment contracts for superintendents of schools, assistant superintendents of schools, and school business administrators in school districts within the county.  Pursuant to this section of law, the commissioner adopted regulations at N.J.A.C. 6A:23A-1.2 establishing salary caps for superintendents based upon the enrollment in the district.  This bill provides that the salary caps will also apply to a charter school lead person, or other person assuming administrative responsibility of a charter school.