Charter Schools

Charter School Regulations

The Charter School Program Act of 1995 (P.L. 1995 c. 426, N.J.S.A. 18A:36A), effective January 11, 1996, authorizes the Commissioner of Education to establish a charter school program. The act can be found in its entirety at:

N. J. Administrative Code, Charter Schools (N.J.A.C. 6A:11) provides the regulations to implement the Charter School Program Act of 1995. The act and the regulations are critical documents needed for developing and submitting an application to open a charter school. The Administrative Code can be accessed at: