• Gifted and Talented Appeals and Complaint Process:


    Appeals Process:

    Students whose parents feel they were not identified appropriately through the selection process may appeal to the building principal of the school their child attends. The parent submit a written statement explaining why he or she feels their child should be granted admittance in the Gifted and Talented Program. In addition the student may be asked to submit a portfolio of work A meeting will be held between the parents and principal to discuss and review student performance.


    Complaint Process:

    An individual who believes that the district has not complied with the provisions of N.J.S.A. 18A:35-34 et seq. may file a complaint with the Board of Education.  The Board shall issue a decision, in writing, to affirm, reject, or modify the district’s action in the matter.  The individual may then file a petition of appeal of the Board’s written decision to the Commissioner of Education through the Office of Controversies and Disputes in accordance with N.J.S.A. 18A:6-9 and the procedures set forth in State Board of Education regulations.