The New Jersey Nonpublic School Textbook Law (N.J.S.A. 18A:58-37.1et seq.) requires the board of education in each public school district in New Jersey with state funds to purchase and loan textbooks, upon individual request, to all students attending a nonpublic school located in the public school district. In order to be eligible, students must be enrolled full-time in kindergarten through grade twelve in a nonpublic school in New Jersey which complies with compulsory school attendance requirements and with the requirements of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.
Textbooks include but are not limited to:
The following materials are not considered textbooks and are excluded:
Please refer to the Guidelines for Administering The New Jersey Nonpublic School Textbook Law for detailed information. In addition, please see the new Nonpublic School Textbook Program Webinar.