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This section of the site provides access to all written decisions and opinions of the Council listed in reverse chronological order, beginning with the most recently decided case.

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In re Complaint filed by Allamuchy Twp BOE (9-11):  Written Opinion with Syllabus, issued May 1, 2012.

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In re Complaint filed by Springfield BOE (3-11):  Written Opinion with Syllabus, issued February 15, 2012.

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In re Complaint filed by Roxbury Township (9-10): Written Opinion with Syllabus, issued December 21, 2011.

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In re Complaint filed by Atlantic County (12-10):  Written Opinion with Syllabus, issued November 16, 2011.

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In re Complaint filed by the Township of Blairstown (12-10):  Written Memorandum Decision and Order, issued July 8, 2011.

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In re Complaint filed by the Township of Branchburg (7-10):  Written Memorandum Decision and Order, issued August 12, 2010.

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In re Complaint filed by the Township of Medford (8-08)Written opinion with Syllabus and concurring opinion, issued June 1, 2009.

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 In re Complaints filed by the Mayors of Shiloh Borough and the Borough of Rocky Hill, and by Southampton Township, Deerfield Township, Shamong Township, Upper Deerfield Township, and Buena Vista Township (7-08):  Written opinion with Syllabus, issued December 12, 2008.

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In re Complaints filed by the Special Services School Districts of Burlington, Atlantic, Cape May, and Bergen Counties (1-07):  Written decision with Syllabus, issued July 26, 2007.

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In re Complaints Filed by the Counties of Morris, Warren, Monmouth, and Middlesex (7-06):   Written opinion with Syllabus, issued October 31, 2006.

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In re Borough of Jamesburg (2-04): Written decision with Syllabus, issued October 28, 2004.

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In re Monmouth-Ocean Educational Services Commission, Rumson-Fair Haven Regional High School District and Stafford Township Board of Education (1-04): Written decision with Syllabus, issued August 20, 2004.

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In re Highland Park Board of Education and Borough of Highland Park (8-02): Written decision with Syllabus, issued January 31, 2003.

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In re Ocean Township (Monmouth County) and Frankford Township (10-01): Written decision with Syllabus and dissenting opinion, issued August 2, 2002.

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In re Highland Park Board of Education and Borough of Highland Park (10-98 and 12-98): Written decision with Syllabus, issued May 11, 2000.

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In re Highland Park Board of Education and Borough of Highland Park (10-98 and 12-98): Written decision (on motions) with Syllabus, issued August 5, 1999.

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In re Board of Education for the City of Clifton (3-98): Written decision, issued May 13, 1998.

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