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Education Law and Regulations of the Commissioner of Education Relating to Appeals and Other Proceedings Before the Commissioner

Education Law §310 provides that 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 of such action.  In addition, Education Law §306 allows the Commissioner of Education to remove a trustee, member of a board of education and certain other school officers for wilful misconduct or neglect of duty.

Procedures for the presentation and defense of such appeals and for the conduct of proceedings for the removal of school officials are contained in regulations of the Commissioner of Education.

Although reasonable efforts have been made to ensure that the statutory provisions and regulations referenced herein are current, complete and accurate, they may be subject to change, without notice.  The official version of the Education Law is published in McKinney’s Consolidated Laws of New York and the official version of the regulations is published in Title 8 of the Official Compilation of Codes, Rules and Regulations of the State of New York (NYCRR).

Selected Sections of the Education law

Regulations of the Commissioner