Assemblywoman VALERIE VAINIERI HUTTLE
District 37 (Bergen)
Provides that children under care, custody or supervision of DYFS may not be home-schooled.
CURRENT VERSION OF TEXT
An Act concerning the education of certain children and supplementing chapter 38 of Title 18A of the New Jersey Statutes.
Be It Enacted by the Senate and General Assembly of the State of New Jersey:
1. Notwithstanding any provision of law to the contrary, any child under the care, custody or supervision of the Division of Youth and Family Services, including a child placed in a resource family home or in a kinship care home, shall not be home-schooled and shall be enrolled in a public or nonpublic school.
2. This act shall take effect immediately.
This bill provides that children under the care, custody or supervision of the Division of Youth and Family Services, including children placed in resource family homes or in kinship care homes, may not be home-schooled and are required to be enrolled in a public or nonpublic school.