NOTE: This office is counsel to the Board of Regents, the Commissioner of Education and the State Education Department. We cannot provide legal opinions, advice or research services to the public. Such requests should be directed to your attorney. We regret that we cannot respond to e-mails to this office seeking such advice.
Persons considering themselves aggrieved by an action taken at a school district meeting or by school authorities may appeal to the Commissioner of Education for a review.
Education Law §216 gives the Board of Regents broad authority to incorporate educational institutions by issuing them either a Regents charter or a Regents certificate of incorporation.
Office of Counsel provides guidance documents on educational topics, as well as indices to recently adopted rules of the Board of Regents and regulations of the Commissioner