New York - Preventive health screenings in ES—dental: Standards

Area: 
Standards
Policy Type: 
statute; regulation
Summary: 

State law addresses dental screening.

Education Consolidated Laws Section 903

  1. a. A dental health certificate shall be requested from each student.

8 CRR-NY 136.3

(1) It shall be the duty of the trustees and boards of education to request that each student, within 30 days after such student's entrance into school and within 30 days after such student's entry into the 1st, 3rd, 5th, 7th and 9th grades, submit to the principal or the principal's designee a dental health certificate that meets the requirements of this subdivision; provided that no dental health certificate shall be requested of a student for which an accommodation for religious beliefs is made pursuant to subdivision (f) of this section.
Source: New York Codes, Rules and Regulations

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