New York Codes, Rules and Regulations
Title 8 - EDUCATION DEPARTMENT
Chapter I - Rules of the Board Of Regents
Part 19 - Education Practices
Section 19.1 - Petitions

Current through Register Vol. 44, No. 38, September 21, 2022

(a) A petition filed by or on behalf of a person aggrieved by alleged unfair educational practices as defined in section 313 of the Education Law shall be in writing, the original being signed and verified, and shall contain the following:

(1) If the petition is filed by the applicant, the full name, address and age of the person filing the petition. If the petition is filed by parent or guardian, the full name and address of the person filing the petition and the full name and address of the person in whose behalf the petition is filed.

(2) The full name and address of the institution against which the petition is filed.

(3) A specific charge of discrimination because of race, religion, creed, color or national origin, followed by a clear and concise statement of the facts which constitute the alleged unfair educational practice.

(4) The date or dates of the alleged unfair education practice.

(5) A transcript of the academic record (high school or college) and the academic rank (position, decile or quartile) of the applicant, signed by the registrar or other appropriate official.

(6) A statement (to be made on a blank supplied by the Education Department) of other facts about the applicant which might be influential in his acceptance or rejection for admission, such as his test scores on scholastic aptitude or achievement examinations, academic honors or awards received, his main interests, his extracurricular activities and the names of his references.

(7) A statement as to any action or proceeding instituted in any other form for the unfair educational practice alleged in the petition, together with a statement as to the disposition of such action or proceeding.

(b) All petitions shall be filed with the Education Practices Administration, State Education Department, at its office in Albany, NY, and may be filed by personal delivery, ordinary mail or registered mail, addressed to the Office of the Education Practices Administration.

(c) A petition may be amended by the petitioner.

(d) When a petitioner is unable to supply his test score in a scholastic aptitude test, the administrator may require the petitioner to take a standard scholastic aptitude test.

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