Policy 5141.4 Missing, Abused and Neglected Children has been updated and posted on the Policy Update list. The section titled Due Process was revised, and two paragraphs added. The additional content covers the topic of when abuse is found, and the requirements for the district’s/school’s cooperation with and coordination of services with the New Jersey Department of Children and Families. Legal references were also added. An NJSBA-developed regulation is available upon request.

You may directly download these policy updates from the Critical Policy Reference Manual (CPRM) district or charter versions or the Policy Update List on your password protected Policy Resources webpage.You may also contact a policy consultant at (609)278-5268 or email: Jean Harkness, policy consultant, or Steve McGettigan, Policy Manager.