New York Compulsory Education Laws
|Code Section||Educ. §§3201, et seq.|
|Age at Which School Attendance is Required||Between 6 and 16|
|Exceptions to Attendance Requirements||Non-public or home instruction; mental/physical condition endangers him or others; completed 4 year high school program; full-time employment certificate; may also be allowed to attend part-time with employment|
|Home School Provisions||Instruction given to a minor must be at least substantially equivalent to the instruction that would be received by minors of like age and attainments in the public school where child resides|
|Penalties on Parents for Noncompliance||1st offense: fine not exceeding $10 or 10 days jail; subsequent offense: up to $50 and/or 30 days jail|
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