New Jersey law S2081

Limits expulsions and suspensions for students in preschool through grade 2. Effective September 2016. The law prohibits the expulsion of students in grades K thru 2 in all instances except for those related to violations of the “Zero Tolerance for Guns Act, violent or sexual behavior that endangers others. The law prohibits suspensions for preschool students in all instances except those related to violations of the “Zero Tolerance for Guns Act”. School districts and charter schools must implement an early detection and prevention program to identify students in preschool through grade two experiencing behavioral problems. Read more.

Last updated October 8, 2020

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