Far Rockaway High School
- Does anyone know if the NYC Board of Education d/b/a Department of Education has a legal right to close a school which was independently chartered by the Board of Regents?
See the below web site for a copy of the documentation:
University of the State of New York Grade Certificate
Whereas official inspection shows that the required provision has been made for buildings, furniture, library apparatus and other equipment and for proper maintenance, and that all other requirements of the University for schools of this grade have been met:
Therefore be it known that the University has this day registered the academic department of Far Rockaway Union School as a High School with all the powers, privilege and duties, and subject to all limitations and restrictions prescribed for such institutions by law or by University ordinances - In witness whereof the Regents grant this certificate No. 198 under seal of the University at the capital in Albany - December 7th, 1897 - (signed) ChancellorEugene Falik