The Board of Education will cooperate with the County Office of Education, as appropriate and feasible, in the education of children temporarily displaced by domestic violence. Any pupil attending the schools of this district, whether regularly enrolled in this or another district, who has been admitted to a shelter for victims of domestic violence will be permitted and encouraged to continue an appropriate educational program with minimal disruption.

The Board will cooperate with other educational institutions in the sharing of pertinent pupil records and in the establishment of sending-receiving relationships on behalf of displaced children. The confidentiality of all matters concerning displaced children will be strictly observed, and no information regarding the present residence of the child will be released.

N.J.S.A. 18A:38-1 et seq.

Adopted: 21 April 2005