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New Jersey Statutes, Title: 52, STATE GOVERNMENT, DEPARTMENTS AND OFFICERS
Chapter 17B: Establishment of department; "the department" defined
Section: 52:17B-178: Office of Education established
10. There is hereby created and established in the Juvenile Justice Commission an Office of Education to be headed by a Director of Educational Services who shall supervise the educational programs in all juvenile facilities operated by the Juvenile Justice Commission and shall approve, except as provided in section 9 of P.L.1995, c.284 (C.52:17B-177) all personnel to be hired for such programs.
The director shall hold the appropriate certificate issued by the State Board of Examiners and shall be qualified by training and experience for his position and shall be appointed by the executive director with the approval of the executive board. The director shall serve at the pleasure of the executive board.
The director shall establish primary, secondary, and vocational programs which meet the educational needs of school age persons for whom the commission is responsible. Appropriate credit and certification shall be given for the successful completion of such programs.
This section added to the Rutgers Database: 2012-09-26 13:37:55.
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