Child Abuse Reporting | Child Abuse in an Educational Setting

Education Law 23-B Reporting Requirements
Information for Reporting Child Abuse in an Educational Setting. Provides schools with various roles and responsibilities required under the law. 

NYS Social Services Law - Title VI, Section 413 
Persons and officials that are required to report cases of suspected child abuse or maltreatment. 

Educational Neglect 
In August of 2006, §34-a of Social Services Law (SSL) was amended to require the Commissioner of the Office of Children and Family Services (OCFS), in conjunction with the Commissioner of the State Education Department (SED), to develop model practices and procedures for local social services districts and school districts regarding the reporting and investigation of educational neglect.

Page Updated 10/12/22