Policy Information
Series 1000 - BY-LAWS
THE ROLE OF THE BOARD OF EDUCATION
Powers and Duties of the Board
Policy # 1310

As a Small City School District, the Board of Education shall have powers and duties as set forth in New York State Education Law, principally Articles 33, 35, 37, 51 and 53, and other applicable Federal and State laws and regulations. In general, the Board shall have in all respects the superintendence, management and control of the educational affairs of the District and shall have all the powers necessary to exercise these powers expressly granted to it by the laws of New York State and the Commissioner of Education.

Policy References:
Education Law Sections 1604,1709,1804,2503

NOTE: Refer also to Policy #6540 -- Defense and Indemnification of Board Members and Employees

Policy Cross References:
 » 6540 - Defense and Indemnification of Board Members and Employees

Adoption Date: 12/20/2011
1000 - BY-LAWS