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6171 Special Instructional Programs


Northfield, New Jersey Monitored


Policy X Other Reasons


The regular curriculum of the Northfield School District’s schools is designed to accomplish the district’s educational goals and objectives for a thorough and efficient system of education for all students.

When necessary, the regular program shall be altered or supplemented or other means used to provide for the identified needs of the following students:

A. The classifiable educationally disabled

B. The gifted and talented

C. Those requiring compensatory or remedial programs

D. The students at risk for school failure;

E. Pregnant students

F. Students requiring home instruction

G. The physically disabled

H. Students who are English language learners;

NJSBA Review/Update: December 2009; May 2017

Adopted: October 24, 2011

Key Words

Special Instructional Programs

Legal References: N.J.S.A. 10:5-1 et seq. Law Against Discrimination

N.J.S.A. 18A:354.9 Student promotion and remediation; policies and procedures

N.J.S.A. 18A:3515

through 26 Bilingual Education Programs

N.J.S.A. 18A:46-1 et seq. Classes and Facilities for Handicapped Children

N.J.S.A. 18A:46A-1 et seq. Auxiliary services

N.J.A.C. 6A:8-3.1 et seq. Implementation of the Core Curriculum Content Standards

N.J.A.C. 6A:14-1.1 et seq. Special Education

N.J.A.C. 6A:15-1.1 et seq. Bilingual Education

N.J.A.C. 6A:32-14.1 Review of mandated programs and services

Every Student Succeeds Act of 2015, PL. 114-95, 20 U.S.C.A. 6301 et seq.


Cross References: *6142.2 English as a second language; bilingual/bicultural

*6171.1 Remedial instruction

*6171.2 Gifted and talented

*6171.3 At-risk and Title 1

*6171.4 Special education

*6172 Alternative educational programs

*6173 Home instruction

  1. Summer school

*6178 Early childhood education/preschool

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

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