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CHAPTER 16
Education
CHAPTER 820
AN ACT to amend the Education Law, generally.

Became a law April 14, 1947, with the approval of the Governor.
Passed, three-fifths being present.

The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and
Assembly, do enact as follows:

CHAPTER 16 OF THE CONSOLIDATED LAWS

EDUCATION LAW

TITLE I

General Provisions
Article

1 Short title and definitions (³³ 1--2-d.)

2 Dignity for all students (³³ 10-18.)

3 Education department (³³ 101-187.)

Part I - General provisions (³³ 101-140.)

Part IV - Scientific and historic places (³ 174.)

Part V - Education department optional retirement program

(³³ 180-187.)

5 University of the state of New York (³³ 201-292.)

Part I - General organization (³³ 201--239-b.)

Part 1-A - Cody center for autism and developmental

disabilities (³³ 240-243)

Part II - Libraries (³³ 245-285.)

Part III - Federal funds for vocational education

(³³ 290-292.)

6 Enacted without article heading. (³³ 293-297.)

7 Commissioner of education (³³ 301-318.)

7-A Standardized testing (³³ 340-348.)

8 State University and state financial assistance for higher

education (³³ 350-365.)

8-A State university construction fund (³³ 370-384.)

8-B State university optional retirement program (³³ 390-397.)

8-C Special annuity (³³ 398--399-A.)

9 School buildings and sites (³³ 401-420.)

10 New York city educational construction fund (³³ 450-471.)

10-B City of Yonkers educational construction fund (³³ 475-495.)

10-C Winter sports education trust fund (³ 495-a.)

10-D Regional college cooperative services board (³³ 496-500.)

11 State teachers' retirement system for public school teachers

(³³ 501-539.)

12 Health and safety grants for nonpublic school children

(³³ 549-553.)

12-A Arthur O. Eve Elementary and secondary education opportunity

program (³³ 559-563.)

13 Higher education student financial aid programs

(³³ 601-609.)

13-A Liberty scholarships (³³ 610-612.)

13-B Student lending accountability, transparency and enforcement

act (³³ 620-632.)

13-C Student debt; prohibited practices (³ 640.)

14 New York state higher education services corporation

(³³ 651-689.)

Part I - Corporate structure (³³ 651-660.)

Part II - Student financial aid (³³ 661--679-i.)

Subpart I - General provisions (³³ 661--665-a.)

Subpart II - General awards (³³ 666--669-g.)

Subpart III - Academic performance awards (³³ 670-679.)

Subpart IV - Other awards (³³ 679-a--679-j.)

Part III - Student loans (³³ 680--683-b.)

Part IV - Miscellaneous provisions (³³ 686--689-a.)

Part V - The New York higher education loan program

(³³ 690-694-b.)

14-A New York state college choice tuition savings program

(³³ 695--695-g.)

15 Text-books (³³ 701-705.)

15-A School library materials (³³ 711-712.)

15-B Higher education textbooks (³ 715.)

15-C Textbook access act (³³ 720-724.)

16 Computer technology (³³ 751-755.)

17 Instruction in certain subjects (³³ 801-818.)

19 Medical and health service (³³ 901-925.)

21 Vocational rehabilitation (³³ 1001-1009.)

23 Career education in counties (³³ 1101-1116.)

Part I - Vocational education and extension boards

(³³ 1101-1107.)

Part II - County commission for special education in

Westchester County (³³ 1110-1116.)

23-A Service centers for independent living (³³ 1120-1124.)

23-B Child abuse in an educational setting (³³ 1125-1133.)

24 New York state rural education program act

(³³ 1201-1207.)

TITLE II

SCHOOL DISTRICT ORGANIZATION

31 School districts (³³ 1501--1527-c.)

32 Filing of expenditure statements by candidates for membership

on board of education (³³ 1528-1531.)

33 Common school districts (³³ 1601-1619.)

35 Union free school districts (³³ 1701-1726.)

37 Central school districts (³³ 1801-1809.)

39 Central high school districts (³³ 1901--1917-a.)

40 Boards of cooperative educational services (³³ 1950-1952.)

40-a Shared personnel (³³ 1980-1981.)

41 District meetings (³³ 2001-2045.)

Part I - General provisions (³³ 2001-2039.)

Part II - Contract system (³³ 2040-2045.)

Part III - Professional services providers (³³ 2050-2054.)

43 School district officers-town and county officials

(³³ 2101-2143.)

Part I - General provisions (³³ 2101-2119.)

Part II - District clerk; treasurer; collector

(³³ 2121-2130.)

Part III - Town and county officials (³³ 2140-2143.)

45 Supervisory districts (³³ 2201-2218.)

51 City school districts of cities with less than one hundred

twenty-five thousand inhabitants (³³ 2501-2530.)

52 City school districts of cities with one hundred twenty-five

thousand inhabitants or more (³³ 2550-2588.)

52-A New York city community school district system

(³³ 2590--2590-v.)

53 School elections in city school districts of cities with less

than one hundred twenty-five thousand inhabitants

(³³ 2601-2613.)

55 Regulation by boards of education of conduct on school

district property (³³ 2801-2814.)

56 Charter schools (³³ 2850 - 2857.)

TITLE IV

TEACHERS AND PUPILS

61 Teachers and supervisory and administrative staff

(³³ 3001-3038.)

63 Salaries of teachers and supervisors (³³ 3101--3109-A.)

65 Compulsory education and school census (³³ 3201-3243.)

Part I - Compulsory education (³³ 3201-3234.)

Part II - School census (³³ 3240-3244.)

66 Interstate compact on educational opportunity for military

children (³³ 3300-3318.)

TITLE V

TAXATION AND FINANCIAL ADMINISTRATION

73 Apportionment of public moneys (³³ 3601--3650-c.)

Part I - General provisions (³³ 3601-3614.)

Part II - Aidable transportation expense (³³ 3620-3628.)

Part III - Transportation services (³³ 3635-3638.)

Part IV - Special apportionments and grants-in-aid

(³³ 3640-3642.)

Part V - Comprehensive school bus driver safety training

program (³³ 3650--3650-c.)

74 Reserve funds (³³ 3651-3653.)

75 Trusts for schools; gospel and school lots (³³ 3701-3713.)

77 Fines, penalties, forfeitures and costs (³³ 3801-3816.)

TITLE VI

SPECIAL SCHOOLS AND INSTRUCTION

81 Education of children residing in child care institutions

(³³ 4001-4006.)

83 Indian schools (³³ 4101-4119.)

85 Instruction of the deaf and of the blind (³³ 4201-4213.)

87 New York State School for the Blind (³³ 4301-4318.)

88 New York State School for the Deaf (³³ 4351-4358.)

89 Children with disabilities (³³ 4401--4410-c.)

90 Gifted education (³³ 4451-4453.)

91 School camps (³³ 4501-4502.)

93 Career, practical arts, continuing adult education and

vocational and educational guidance (³³ 4601-4607.)

95 Farm schools in counties (³³ 4701-4712.)

97 Home schools in certain cities (³³ 4801-4815.)

99 New York nautical school (³³ 4901-4904.)

101 Private trade and correspondence schools (³³ 5001-5010.)

103 Workplace literacy programs (³³ 5100-5102.)

105 Research Institute on Addictions (³³ 5200-5201.)

TITLE VII

STATE AND CITY COLLEGES AND INSTITUTIONS-

CORNELL UNIVERSITY

115 Cornell University (³³ 5701-5716.)

119 New York State Legislative Institute (³³ 5901-5905.)

121 State University of New York College of Environmental Science

and Forestry (³³ 6001-6007.)

123 The New York State College of Ceramics at Alfred University

(³³ 6101-6103.)

125 City University of New York (³³ 6201-6234.)

125-A Board of higher education optional retirement program

(³³ 6250-6257.)

125-B City university construction fund (³³ 6270-6282.)

126 Community colleges and state-aided four-year colleges

(³³ 6301-6310.)

127 Military service (³³ 6350-6354.)

129 State aid for certain independent institutions of higher

education (³³ 6401-6405.)

129-A Regulation by colleges of conduct on campuses and other

college property used for educational purposes

(³³ 6430--6438-b.)

129-B Implementation by colleges and universities of sexual

assault, dating violence, domestic violence and stalking

prevention and response policies and procedures

(³³ 6439-6449.)

130 Arthur O. Eve Opportunity for higher education

(³³ 6451-6456.)

TITLE VIII

THE PROFESSIONS

130* General provisions (³³ 6500-6516.)

Subarticle 1. Introductory summary (³³ 6500--6505-e.)

Subarticle 2. State management (³³ 6506-6508.)

Subarticle 3. Professional misconduct (³³ 6509-6511.)

Subarticle 4. Unauthorized acts (³³ 6512-6516.)

131 Medicine (³³ 6520-6529.)

131-A Definitions of professional misconduct applicable to

physicians, physician's assistants and specialist's

assistants (³³ 6530-6532.)

131-B Physician assistants (³³ 6540-6546.)

131-C Specialist assistants (³³6547--6549-b.)

132 Chiropractic (³³ 6550-6556.)

133 Dentistry and dental hygiene (³³ 6600-6613.)

134 Licensed perfusionists (³³ 6630-6636.)

135 Veterinary medicine and animal health technology

(³³ 6700-6715.)

136 Physical therapy and physical therapist assistants

(³³ 6730-6743.)

137 Pharmacy (³³ 6800-6832.)

137-A Registered pharmacy technicians (³³ 6840-6844.)

139 Nursing (³³ 6900-6912.)

140 Professional Midwifery Practice Act (³³ 6950-6958.)

141 Podiatry (³³ 7000-7010.)

143 Optometry (³³ 7100-7107.)

144 Ophthalmic dispensing (³³ 7120-7128.)

145 Engineering and land surveying (³³ 7200-7211.)

147 Architecture (³³ 7300-7308.)

148 Landscape architecture (³³ 7320-7328.)

149 Public accountancy (³³ 7400-7410.)

151 Shorthand reporting (³³ 7500-7504.)

153 Psychology (³³ 7600-7607.)

154 Social work (³³ 7700-7710.)

155 Massage therapy (³³ 7800-7807.)

156 Occupational therapy (³³ 7900-7908.)

157 Dietetics and nutrition (³³ 8000-8006.)

159 Speech-language pathologists and audiologists

(³³ 8200-8209.)

160 Acupuncture (³³ 8210-8216.)

161 Interior design (³³ 8300-8307.)

162 Athletic trainers (³³ 8350-8358.)

163 Mental health practitioners (³³ 8400-8412.)

164 Respiratory therapists and respiratory therapy technicians

(³³ 8500-8513.)

165 Clinical laboratory technology practice act

(³³ 8600-8610.)

166 Medical physics practice (³³ 8700-8709)

167 Applied behavior analysis (³³ 8800-8808)

168 Licensed pathologists' assistants (³³ 8850-8856)

TITLE IX

LAWS REPEALED; SAVING CLAUSE; WHEN TO TAKE EFFECT

170 Laws repealed; saving clause; when to take effect

(³³ 9001-9003.)