Subject matter listing (White Plains Public Schools)

Benjamin Lesser filed this request with the White Plains Public Schools of White Plains, NY.


From: Benjamin Lesser

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the New York State Freedom of Information Law (1977 N.Y. Laws ch. 933), I hereby request the following records:

A copy of the current list by subject matter, of all records in the possession of the agency.


"Each agency shall maintain:


(c) a reasonably detailed current list by subject matter, of all records in the possession of the agency, whether or not available under this article. Each agency shall update its subject matter list annually, and the date of the most recent update shall be conspicuously indicated on the list."

I also request that, if appropriate, fees be waived as I believe this request is in the public interest. The requested documents will be made available to the general public free of charge as part of the public information service at, processed by a representative of the news media/press and is made in the process of news gathering and not for commercial usage.

In the event that fees cannot be waived, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 5 business days, as the statute requires.


Benjamin Lesser

From: Schoenfeld, Michele

December 17, 2014

Benjamin Lesser
MuckRock News
DEPT MR 14594
PO Box 55819
Boston, MA 02205-5819

Mr. Lesser:

In response to the email below, we refer you to Section 87(3)(c) of the Public Officers Law, under which “the current records retention schedule for school districts, published by the Commissioner of Education, shall serve as the list by subject matter of all records in the possession of the school district, whether or not available under the law.”

Michele Schoenfeld, District Clerk
White Plains City School District
5 Homeside Lane
White Plains, NY 10605


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