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New Jersey Department of Children and Families Policy Manual

 

Manual:

CP&P

Child Protection and Permanency

Effective

Date:

Volume:

X

Forms

Chapter:

A

Forms

12-20-2010

Subchapter:

1

Forms

Issuance:

5.72

CP&P Form 5-72, Educational Stability School District Notification

 

Click here to view or print CP&P Form 5-72, Educational Stability School District Notification.

 

WHEN TO USE IT

 

Complete this form in NJ SPIRIT. This letter is used by the assigned Worker and Supervisor of a child placed in a resource family home, (including placement with a relative or kin,) to inform the child's pre-placement school Principal of the child's education placement. This letter also introduces the child's pre-placement school to N.J.S.A. 30:4C-26b, enacted September 9, 2010, and specifies both the school district and CP&P responsibilities with regard to transportation arrangements.

The letter identifies relevant school districts, to facilitate timely communication between school district representatives.

 

HOW TO USE IT

 

Access it through the NJ SPIRIT Desktop > Education > Click Education Record > Click on the Educational Stability Tab > Click Insert for New > The Drop Down Menu will display all Educational Stability Forms > Choose CP&P Form 5-72.

The form is completed by the Worker in consultation with his or her Supervisor. The form is then reviewed, approved, and signed by the Supervisor.

Prepare the form on Local Office letterhead. Once completed, send the letter to the Principal of the child's pre-placement school and send copies to all affected school districts.

Complete the form as follows:

         Access CP&P Form 5-72 (two pages) through NJS, or, as part of a contingency plan through the computerized Forms Manual.

         Click "Enable Macros" to open the form.

         Select one of three options regarding the child's school placement decision.

         When an option is selected, click OK to enable the appropriate wording to appear on the form.

         Use the "Tab" key on the keyboard to complete the required text boxes.

         Use the most expedient method for delivery of this letter. Also use a secondary delivery method. Indicate the delivery methodologies at the bottom of page two by checking the appropriate boxes.

 

TIPS FOR COMPLETING THE FORM

 

Consult relevant local school districts to identify all appropriate school district contacts.

 

DISTRIBUTION

 

Original          -     

Principal of the pre-placement school

Copy             - 

 Superintendent of school district of residence (parent's school district)

Copy             - 

Superintendent of resource home school district

Copy             - 

Superintendent of other school district, if applicable

Copy             - 

County Director of Child Study of district of residence (parent's school district)

Copy             - 

County Director of Child Study of resource home school district

Copy             - 

County Director of Child Study of other school district, if applicable

Copy             - 

School District Liaison of district of residence (parent's school district)

Copy             - 

School District Liaison of resource home school district

Copy             - 

School District Liaison of other school district, if applicable

Copy             - 

Education Liaison

Copy             - 

Resource Family Support Worker

Copy             - 

Child's case record

Copy             - 

Superintendent of school district of residence (parent's school district)

Copy             - 

School District Liaison of resource home school district

Copy             - 

School District Liaison of other school district, if applicable

Copy             - 

Education Liaison

Copy             - 

Resource Family Support Worker

Copy             - 

Child's case record