New Jersey Statutes Title 18A. Education 18A § 8-3.3

When a municipality or part of a municipality has heretofore been annexed or shall be hereafter annexed to another municipality or municipalities and the school taxes for the school year during which such annexation was or shall be effected have been or shall have been levied and collected by the municipality or municipalities as constituted prior to such annexation and paid to the board of education in such municipality or regional board of education comprising in part said municipality, the school tax for the said school year shall be apportioned by the commissioner after a hearing upon notice to the municipalities and boards of education to be affected, and, in making any such apportionment, the commissioner shall take into consideration the number of pupils, the tax ratables and the effect of the transfer resulting from such annexation upon the educational program of the school district.  The commissioner shall direct the board of education or the regional board of education, as the case may be, of the municipality from which the said transfer was made to pay to the board of education or regional board of education of the municipality or municipalities to which the annexation was made, such sums as he shall determine to be payable under this section.  Any board of education or regional board of education aggrieved by any such order of the commissioner shall be entitled to have such order and the determination of the commissioner, upon which any such order shall be made, reviewed by the state board, upon an appeal to it, and upon any such review, the state board may affirm, reverse or modify the order and determination appealed from and may make any determination and order that should have been made by the commissioner.

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