New Jersey Department of Education

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Statement on the Enrollment and Continued Education of Undocumented Students

The New Jersey Department of Education is reaffirming the rights of undocumented students to be enrolled and educated in public schools pursuant to Plyler v. Doe, 457 US 202 (1982) and N.J.S.A. 18A:38.1.  School officials and staff are obligated under federal and state law to provide equal education opportunities to students regardless of their immigration status.  Webinars will be offered on March 29, 2017 by the New Jersey Department of Education regarding immigrant students and school enrollment.

Enrollment of Immigrant Students and/or Undocumented Students Webpage