3.1 Powers & Duties of the Board
The Board of Education shall have powers and duties as set forth in New York State Education Law, principally Articles 35 and 37, and other applicable Federal and State laws and Regulations of the Commissioner. In general, the Board shall have in all respects the superintendence, management and control of the educational affairs of the District and shall have all the powers necessary to exercise these powers expressly granted to it by the laws of New York State and the Commissioner of Education.
Education Law Sections 1604, 1709 and 1804
NOTE: Refer also to Policy #6540 -- Defense and Indemnification of Board Members and Employees