NJ Supreme Court Won’t Hear Student Conduct Case
The New Jersey Supreme Court will not hear arguments in a case where a school district sought to impose around-the-clock code of conducts on students.
The decision lets stand a lower court ruling that struck down the policy that was adopted and later revised by the Ramapo Indian Hills Regional High School District. The appellate court had sided with the state Education Department when it found the district had overstepped its authority.
The board in 2009 created a rule that temporarily banned students from sports and extracurricular activities if they were accused of drinking alcohol, using drugs or breaking other laws, off campus or after school.
The court sided with a former education commissioner who invalidated the rule.
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