NJ students may now pay summer school fees

(AP) - Gov. Chris Christie has signed a lawallowing public school districts to bill parents for children'ssummer school classes.The measure allows schools to pass on

TRENTON - (AP) - Gov. Chris Christie has signed a lawallowing public school districts to bill parents for children'ssummer school classes.

The measure allows schools to pass on the costs of summerremedial and enrichment classes to families that can afford it.

Full tuition would be charged for students from families whosehousehold income exceeds the limit qualifying them for thereduced-price school lunch program. Less well-off families would becharged partial tuition.

Districts would be barred from charging families with incomesbelow the federal poverty guideline. A family of four earning lessthan $22,050 is considered below the poverty level.

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

1 Long Islanders look to add to HS wrestling legacies
State Sen. Ruben Diaz visited Melrose-based artist Robinson 2 Black History Month: Robinson Alston
3 New Jersey Sportscast, Feb. 22
Protesters gather outside a town hall meeting held 4 Hundreds gather at Republican Rep. Lance town hall in Branchburg
5 VIDEO: Citizenship ceremony held in Jersey City

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Features

It's good to know you have Walt Kane Kane in Your Corner

It's good to know you have Walt Kane in your corner.

News 12 takes a look at the hottest Tech Check

Eric Landskroner has a look at the latest gadgets and biggest stories in tech.

News 12 On the Scene

Check out these exclusive videos from New Jersey celebs!

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE