8 CRR-NY 125.8NY-CRR

OFFICIAL COMPILATION OF CODES, RULES AND REGULATIONS OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK
TITLE 8. EDUCATION DEPARTMENT
CHAPTER II. REGULATIONS OF THE COMMISSIONER
SUBCHAPTER F. PRIVATE SCHOOLS
PART 125. VOLUNTARY REGISTRATION OF NONPUBLIC NURSERY SCHOOLS AND KINDERGARTENS
8 CRR-NY 125.8
8 CRR-NY 125.8
125.8 Educational program.
(a) Curriculum and school year.
(1) Each school shall submit evidence that it will maintain a curriculum and an educational program based on and adapted to the ages, interests and needs of the children.
(2) The term and hours of each kindergarten shall be substantially equivalent to those established by the school district in which it is located; kindergarten groups shall meet not less than five half-days a week. Nursery school groups shall meet at least two half-days a week.
(b) Activities.
Children shall have opportunity to choose and become involved in learning activities. These activities shall include:
(1) manipulation of different materials, objects and textures;
(2) dramatic play activities;
(3) creative arts activities;
(4) large muscle activities;
(5) participation in discussions and simple games;
(6) exposure to literature;
(7) participation in music;
(8) science experiences; and
(9) short trips to the neighborhood.
(c) Each school shall provide evidence of positive parent collaboration in the education of their children.
8 CRR-NY 125.8
Current through August 31, 2020
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