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FILE CODE: 4138.2
X Other Reasons
The board recognizes that the discharge of its responsibility to provide a thorough and efficient system of education for each child in the district may require special help for some pupils beyond the regular classroom program. Tutorial instruction shall be interpreted to mean individualized instruction additional to, and in support of, regular classroom instruction.
Wherever possible within the working day, each teaching staff member shall assist assigned pupils in the remediation of individual learning difficulties.
In certain cases where extra help is desirable and the parents/guardians request such assistance, a teacher or administrator may recommend that the parents/guardians secure tutorial services for the pupil.
To avoid placing a teacher in a position where he/she may have a conflict of interest, teachers shall not tutor, for a fee, pupils enrolled in their classes or upon whose evaluation or assignment they may be called upon to pass. Nor shall any employee of the board make a commitment to perform services for extra pay when he/she has been instrumental in recommending the need for those services.
Teachers shall not tutor any pupil for pay during regular working hours or on school premises.
Date: December 19, 1999
Revised: March 2000, March 2000, March 2008, August 26, 2002
NJSBA Review/Update: March 2008
Readopted: August 25, 2008
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