N.Y. Education Law Section 4806
Powers of superintendent and discipline of school

The superintendent of the school shall, subject to the regulations of the board of managers:


Have the general management of the school, land, buildings and equipment thereof, and devote his entire time to its affairs.


Supervise and direct the methods of instruction and the performance of duties by the teachers, assistants and employees of such school.


Be responsible for the welfare of the pupils of the school, see that the regulations and directions of the board of managers are carried into effect.


Prescribe rules for the government and discipline of the pupils of the school and cause such rules to be enforced. Discipline shall be maintained by the honor system so far as practicable. Close or solitary confinement shall not be used excepting when necessary for the maintenance of proper discipline.


Protect and care for the property of the school.


Give special attention to the proper instruction, detention, restraint, discipline, comfort, physical and moral welfare of the pupils of the school and perform such other duties as may be required of him by the board of managers with a view of carrying out the provisions of this article.

Source: Section 4806 — Powers of superintendent and discipline of school, https://www.­nysenate.­gov/legislation/laws/EDN/4806 (updated Sep. 22, 2014; accessed Jun. 15, 2024).

Jun. 15, 2024

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