N.Y. Education Law Section 3211
Records of attendance upon instruction


1.

Who shall keep such record. The teacher of every minor required by the provisions of part one of this article to attend upon instruction, or any other school district employee as may be designated by the commissioner of education under § 3024 (Teachers responsible for record books)section three thousand twenty-four of this chapter, shall keep an accurate record of the attendance and absence of such minor. Such record shall be in such form as may be prescribed by the commissioner of education.

2.

Certificates of attendance to be presumptive evidence. A duly certified transcript of the record of attendance and absence of a child which has been kept, as provided in this section, shall be accepted as presumptive evidence of the attendance of such child in any proceeding brought under the provisions of part one of this article.

3.

Inspection of records of attendance. An attendance officer, or any other duly authorized representative of the school authorities, may at any time during school hours, demand the production of the records of attendance of minors required to be kept by the provisions of part one of this article, and may inspect or copy the same and make all proper inquiries of a teacher or principal concerning the records and the attendance of such minors.

4.

Duties of principal or person in charge of the instruction of a minor. The principal of a school, or other person in charge of the instruction upon which a minor attends, as provided by part one of this article, shall cause the record of his attendance to be kept and produced and all appropriate inquiries in relation thereto answered as hereinbefore required. He shall give prompt notification in writing to the school authorities of the city or district of the discharge or transfer of any such minor from attendance upon instruction, stating the date of the discharge, its cause, the name of the minor, his date of birth, his place of residence prior to and following discharge, if such place of residence be known, and the name of the person in parental relation to the minor.

Source: Section 3211 — Records of attendance upon instruction, https://www.­nysenate.­gov/legislation/laws/EDN/3211 (updated Sep. 22, 2014; accessed Jun. 15, 2024).

3201
Discrimination on account of race, creed, color or national origin prohibited
3201‑A
Discrimination on account of sex
3202
Public schools free to resident pupils
3203
Selection of school for attendance of children when district line intersects a dwelling
3204
Instruction required
3205
Attendance of minors upon full time day instruction
3206
Attendance of minors upon part time instruction
3207
Attendance upon evening instruction
3207‑A
Service of persons seventeen years of age as election inspectors or poll clerks
3208
Attendance
3208‑A
Special proceeding to determine physical capacity of student to participate in athletic programs
3209
Education of homeless children
3209‑A
Child abuse prevention
3210
Amount and character of required attendance
3211
Records of attendance upon instruction
3211‑A
Reports of reading tests
3212
Definition of persons in parental relation and their duties
3212‑A
Records of telephone numbers
3213
Supervisors of attendance
3214
Student placement, suspensions and transfers
3215
Unlawful employment
3215‑A
General certification provisions
3216
Employment certificates
3217
Procedure for issuance of employment certificates
3218
Evidence of age
3219
Consent of parent or guardian
3220
Certificate of physical fitness
3221
Pledge of employment
3222
Schooling record
3223
Duties of employers
3224
Temporary services
3225
Special employment certificate
3226
Farm work permits
3227
Street trades
3228
Newspaper carrier
3230
School district meetings and activities
3232
Courts having jurisdiction
3233
Penalties
3234
Enforcement

Accessed:
Jun. 15, 2024

Last modified:
Sep. 22, 2014

§ 3211’s source at nysenate​.gov

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