- October 04, 2014 : Yom Kippur
In accordance with longstanding past policy and practice, the day of Yom Kippur (Saturday, October 4, 2014) is not scheduled as a holiday because it falls on a weekend.
- October 13, 2014 : Columbus Day (Offices Closed)
All central headquarters offices of the Department of Education will be closed. Except for "prevailing wage rate employees" subject to Section 220 of the New York State Labor Law, absence of per annum, per diem, hourly non-competitive employees, and monthly salaried employees of the administrative staff and headquarters’ pedagogical personnel scheduled to work on this day shall be excused without loss of pay and without charge to annual leave.
- October 13, 2014 : Columbus Day Observed (Schools Closed)
Central offices are closed
- October 23, 2014 : Pre-kindergarten Non-Attendance Day
- November 04, 2014 : Election Day
Chancellor’s Conference Day for staff development related to the implementation of high learning standards and assessments.
Students will not be in attendance.
Central offices are open.
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