New York Consolidated Laws, Education Law - EDN § 3206. Attendance of minors upon part time instruction

1. The board of education of a city or district shall have power to require each employed minor from sixteen to seventeen years of age to attend upon part time instruction in accordance with the provisions of this section.

2. A minor who is a graduate of a four-year high school course of study shall not be required to attend upon part time instruction.

3. The attendance of an employed minor required to attend upon part time instruction by a board of education in accordance with the provisions of this section shall be for not less than four, nor more than eight hours per week, and on such day or days of the week as the school authorities may determine.

4. An employed minor, while temporarily unemployed, or a minor attending part time school under the provisions of subdivision two, paragraph b, of section thirty-two hundred five , required to attend part time instruction by a board of education in accordance with the provisions of this section, shall attend upon part time instruction for not less than twenty hours a week.  An employed minor shall be deemed to be temporarily unemployed until he reenters lawful employment or attends upon full time day instruction.

5. The absence of an employed minor during a rush season may be permitted by the school authorities on condition that the minor attend a greater number of hours per week thereafter until the absence is made up, and provided that the minor's employer is a party to such an agreement.

6. An absence due to unlawful cause may be required to be made up by attendance in excess of the number of hours per week otherwise required.

7. The school authorities of a city or district shall have power after a hearing to establish a half-time system or program of employment and required attendance at part time schools for minors who are included by the provisions of this section.

8. Each minor above the age of sixteen years and under the age of eighteen years, who is not in regular full-time day attendance at a public, private or parochial school or who is regularly and lawfully employed in some occupation or service, unless such minor has completed a four year secondary course of instruction approved by the regents of the university, shall attend a part-time school or class in the city or district in which such minor resides or may be employed, provided the board of education of such city or district has enacted appropriate rules and regulations requiring attendance at such part-time schools under the provisions of section forty-six hundred one .  Such attendance shall be subject to the provisions of article ninety-three of this chapter.

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