Substantial Equivalency Compaints

  • Pursuant to section 130.11 of the Regulations of the Commissioner of Education, the Commissioner has the discretion to direct a LSA or Board of Cooperative Educational Services (BOCES) to investigate a nonpublic school if the Commissioner has cause for concern regarding the substantial equivalence of instruction at such nonpublic school, either based on a complaint or some other source of information.

    Please use the SE Complaints form for the submission of specific complaints regarding SE issues about religious and independent schools.