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3250 Income from Fees, Fines and Charges

NORTHFIELD BOARD OF EDUCATION FILE CODE: 3250 Northfield, New Jersey Monitored Mandated Policy X Other Reasons


All charges to elementary students shall be kept at a minimum. Materials used by students in art, industrial arts, and home economics in projects that are to be taken home may be charged to the students. No student shall be caused to suffer embarrassment because of financial inability to participate in any activity or project under control of the district.

Reasonable charges for admission to school-sponsored athletic events shall be approved by the Northfield Board of Education on recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools.

The Superintendent of Schools shall oversee preparation of a schedule of fines for lost or damaged textbooks and/or equipment. The same schedule shall apply to nonpublic school students who lose or damage textbooks loaned to them.

NJSBA Review/Update: October 2009; December 2010 Adopted: October 24, 2011

Key Words

Gate Receipts; Charges for Supplies; Fees, Fines, Charges

Legal References: N.J.S.A. 18A:34-1 Textbooks; selection; furnished free with supplies; appropriations

  1. 18A:34-2 Care and keeping of textbooks and accounting
  2. 18A:37-3 Liability of parents or guardian of minor for damage to property
  3. 18A:58-37.3 Purchase and loan of textbooks
  4. 6A:23A-16.12 Student activity funds
  5. 6A:23A-16.13 School store business practice
  6. 6A:23A-20.6 Charge for textbook loss or damage

Ballato v. Long Branch Board of Education 1990 S.L.D. (August 20)

Possible Cross References: *3453 School activity funds

3517 Security *5131.5 Vandalism/violence *6145.1/6145.2 Intramural competition; interscholastic competition *6153 Field trips

6161.3 Guidelines pertaining to overdue, damaged or lost instructional materials *6200 Adult/community education

*Indicates policy is included in the Critical Policy Reference Manual.

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