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Section: Preparation of statement by Attorney General.

Statute: 18A:26-8.1

18A:26-8.1. a. The State Board of Examiners may, with the approval of the commissioner, issue a teacher's certificate to teach in the public schools to any citizen of any other country who has declared his intention of becoming a United States citizen and who is otherwise qualified, but any such certificate may be revoked by the State Board of Examiners if the board is satisfied that the holder thereof has abandoned his efforts to become a United States citizen, or has become disqualified for citizenship, or shall not have become a United States citizen, within five years of the date of its issuance. b. A declaration of intention to become a United States citizen shall not be required of a teacher from a foreign country who is enrolled with an approved international agency which operates a teacher placement program or teacher exchange program in order for the teacher to obtain any necessary certification to teach in the public schools. L.1967, c.271; amended 2002,c.9,s.2.

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