The official name of the Board of Education shall be “The Board of Education of the Township of East Brunswick in the County of Middlesex.”
The Board of Education exists for the purpose of providing a thorough and efficient system of free public education in grades pre-kindergarten through twelve in the East Brunswick Public School District.
The Board of Education is constituted, authorized, and governed by the statutes of the State of New Jersey, Title 18A, Education.
The Board shall make, amend, and repeal rules not inconsistent with statutes or with the rules of the State Board of Education for its own government and the transaction of its business and for the government and management of the public schools and the public property of the school district and for the employment, regulation of, conduct, and discharge of its employees. The Board shall perform all acts and do all things, consistent with law and the rules of the State Board, necessary for the proper conduct, equipment and maintenance of the public schools of the district.
The Board of Education shall exercise its executive power in part by the appointment of a Superintendent as Chief School Administrator, who shall enforce the statutes of the State of New Jersey, rules of the State Board of Education, and policies of this Board.
The Superintendent shall prepare regulations for the administration of the school district that are not inconsistent with statutes or rules of the State Board of Education and are dictated by the policies of this Board. Administrative regulations shall require Board approval prior to promulgation and shall be binding on the employees of this district and the pupils in the schools of this district upon approval.
The Superintendent shall be delegated the authority to take necessary action in circumstances not governed by Board policy and shall report any such action to the Board at the first Board meeting following the action.
In accordance with New Jersey Statutes, the Superintendent is a non-voting ex-officio member of the Board and shall have the right to speak on all matters at meetings of the Board.