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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 (§§ 1--2-d.)

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

3 Education department (§§ 101-187.)

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

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

Part V - Education department optional retirement program

(§§ 180-187.)

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

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

Part 1-A - Cody center for autism and developmental

disabilities (§§ 240-243)

Part II - Libraries (§§ 245-285.)

Part III - Federal funds for vocational education

(§§ 290-292.)

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

7 Commissioner of education (§§ 301-318.)

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

8 State University and state financial assistance for higher

education (§§ 350-365.)

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

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

8-C Special annuity (§§ 398--399-A.)

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

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

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

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

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

11 State teachers' retirement system for public school teachers

(§§ 501-539.)

12 Health and safety grants for nonpublic school children

(§§ 549-553.)

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

program (§§ 559-563.)

13 Higher education student financial aid programs

(§§ 601-609.)

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

13-B Student lending accountability, transparency and enforcement

act (§§ 620-632.)

14 New York state higher education services corporation

(§§ 651-689.)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Part V - The New York higher education loan program

(§§ 690-694-b.)

14-A New York state college choice tuition savings program

(§§ 695--695-g.)

15 Text-books (§§ 701-705.)

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

15-B Higher education textbooks (§ 715.)

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

16 Computer technology (§§ 751-755.)

17 Instruction in certain subjects (§§ 801-816.)

19 Medical and health service (§§ 901-922.)

21 Vocational rehabilitation (§§ 1001-1009.)

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

Part I - Vocational education and extension boards

(§§ 1101-1107.)

Part II - County commission for special education in

Westchester County (§§ 1110-1116.)

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

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

24 New York state rural education program act

(§§ 1201-1207.)

TITLE II

SCHOOL DISTRICT ORGANIZATION

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

32 Filing of expenditure statements by candidates for membership

on board of education (§§ 1528-1531.)

33 Common school districts (§§ 1601-1619.)

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

37 Central school districts (§§ 1801-1809.)

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

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

40-a Shared personnel (§§ 1980-1981.)

41 District meetings (§§ 2001-2045.)

Part I - General provisions (§§ 2001-2038.)

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

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

43 School district officers-town and county officials

(§§ 2101-2143.)

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

Part II - District clerk; treasurer; collector

(§§ 2121-2130.)

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

45 Supervisory districts (§§ 2201-2218.)

51 City school districts of cities with less than one hundred

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

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

thousand inhabitants or more (§§ 2550-2588.)

52-A New York city community school district system

(§§ 2590--2590-v.)

53 School elections in city school districts of cities with less

than one hundred twenty-five thousand inhabitants

(§§ 2601-2613.)

55 Regulation by boards of education of conduct on school

district property (§§ 2801-2814.)

56 Charter schools (§§ 2850 - 2857.)

TITLE IV

TEACHERS AND PUPILS

61 Teachers and supervisory and administrative staff

(§§ 3001-3038.)

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

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

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

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

66 Interstate compact on educational opportunity for military

children (§§ 3300-3318.)

TITLE V

TAXATION AND FINANCIAL ADMINISTRATION

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

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

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

Part III - Transportation services (§§ 3635-3637.)

Part IV - Special apportionments and grants-in-aid

(§§ 3640-3642.)

Part V - Comprehensive school bus driver safety training

program (§§ 3650--3650-c.)

74 Reserve funds (§§ 3651-3653.)

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

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

TITLE VI

SPECIAL SCHOOLS AND INSTRUCTION

81 Education of children residing in child care institutions

(§§ 4001-4006.)

83 Indian schools (§§ 4101-4119.)

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

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

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

89 Children with handicapping conditions (§§ 4401--4410-c.)

90 Gifted education (§§ 4451-4453.)

91 School camps (§§ 4501-4502.)

93 Career, practical arts, continuing adult education and

vocational and educational guidance (§§ 4601-4607.)

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

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

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

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

103 Workplace literacy programs (§§ 5100-5102.)

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

TITLE VII

STATE AND CITY COLLEGES AND INSTITUTIONS-

CORNELL UNIVERSITY

115 Cornell University (§§ 5701-5716.)

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

121 State University of New York College of Environmental Science

and Forestry (§§ 6001-6007.)

123 The New York State College of Ceramics at Alfred University

(§§ 6101-6103.)

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

125-A Board of higher education optional retirement program

(§§ 6250-6256.)

125-B City university construction fund (§§ 6270-6283.)

126 Community colleges and state-aided four-year colleges

(§§ 6301-6310.)

127 Military service (§§ 6350-6354.)

129 State aid for certain independent institutions of higher

education (§§ 6401-6405.)

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

college property used for educational purposes

(§§ 6430-6438.)

129-B Implementation by colleges and universities of sexual

assault, dating violence, domestic violence and stalking

prevention and response policies and procedures

(§§ 6439-6449.)

130 Arthur O. Eve Opportunity for higher education

(§§ 6451-6456.)

TITLE VIII

THE PROFESSIONS

130* General provisions (§§ 6500-6516.)

Subarticle 1. Introductory summary (§§ 6500--6505-c.)

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

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

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

131 Medicine (§§ 6520-6529.)

131-A Definitions of professional misconduct applicable to

physicians, physician's assistants and specialist's

assistants (§§ 6530-6532.)

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

131-C Specialist assistants (§§6547--6549-b.)

132 Chiropractic (§§ 6550-6556.)

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

134 Licensed perfusionists (§§ 6630-6636.)

135 Veterinary medicine and animal health technology

(§§ 6700-6714.)

136 Physical therapy and physical therapist assistants

(§§ 6730-6743.)

137 Pharmacy (§§ 6800-6832.)

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

139 Nursing (§§ 6900-6911.)

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

141 Podiatry (§§ 7000-7010.)

143 Optometry (§§ 7100-7107.)

144 Ophthalmic dispensing (§§ 7120-7128.)

145 Engineering and land surveying (§§ 7200-7212.)

147 Architecture (§§ 7300-7308.)

148 Landscape architecture (§§ 7320-7328.)

149 Public accountancy (§§ 7400-7410.)

151 Shorthand reporting (§§ 7500-7504.)

153 Psychology (§§ 7600-7607.)

154 Social work (§§ 7700-7710.)

155 Massage therapy (§§ 7800-7807.)

156 Occupational therapy (§§ 7900-7908.)

157 Dietetics and nutrition (§§ 8000-8006.)

159 Speech-language pathologists and audiologists

(§§ 8200-8209.)

160 Acupuncture (§§ 8210-8216.)

161 Interior design (§§ 8300-8307.)

162 Athletic trainers (§§ 8350-8358.)

163 Mental health practitioners (§§ 8400-8412.)

164 Respiratory therapists and respiratory therapy technicians

(§§ 8500-8513.)

165 Clinical laboratory technology practice act

(§§ 8600-8610.)

166 Medical physics practice (§§ 8700-8709)

167 Applied behavior analysis (§§ 8800-8808)

168 Licensed pathologists' assistants (§§ 8850-8856)

TITLE IX

LAWS REPEALED; SAVING CLAUSE; WHEN TO TAKE EFFECT

170 Laws repealed; saving clause; when to take effect

(§§ 9001-9003.)