New York State Board of Regents

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N.Y. State Board Of Regents Calls For Stronger Teacher Evaluation Standards

The New York State Board of Regents has released new plans for evaluating teachers, in a look beyond 2015 to improve children’s education.


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NY Regents Approve Testing Students On Vocational Skills

A proposal would allow students to swap one of their Regents social studies exams for one in a trade, such as culinary arts, welding, accounting and more.


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Debate Over Whether Cheerleading Is A Sport Hits Albany

That debate is bubbling over this week in Albany, where some are asking the state Board of Regents to recognize competitive cheerleading as an “interscholastic sport.”


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Regents Board May Ease Common Core Requirements

State Education Commissioner John King and Regents Chancellor Merryl Tisch say Tuesday they remain committed to Common Core. “We will not move away from our push for higher standards,” Tisch said.


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Parents Angry Over Cuts To NYC Special Ed Programs

For more than 20 years, the Regents said kids with autism had to receive five days a week therapy and students who qualified for “related services” had to get two days a week of speech and language.