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State Board To Relax Extra Help Requirement For Students With Low Regents Scores

Under existing state rules, that drop in scores would require districts across the state to give remedial education services to huge numbers of kids, at great expense.

09/14/2013

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Glitch May Delay Some NYC Graduating Seniors From Getting Diploma On Time

The city awarded McGraw-Hill a $10 million contract to collect, scan and send the Regents exams to graders electronically. But the system has been exceedingly slow, some teachers said.

06/20/2013

One-Third Of New York City High Schools Get An ‘A’ On Their Report Card

The progress reports for the 2010-2011 school year are based on factors including graduation rates and student performance on New York state regents tests.

10/24/2011

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Teacher Uses Hip Hop To Help NYC Students Pass Regents Exams

For the program Fresh Prep, one teacher created 24 rap songs that review U.S. and global history – hip hop fused with the New York State curriculum to engage hard to reach students.

08/18/2011

Mayor Bloomberg and Schools Chancellor Walcott announce that January regents exams will take place, thanks to private donor funding. (credit: Spencer T. Tucker/Flickr)

Mayor Bloomberg Raises Funds To Reinstate Regents Exam

The tests that allow as many as 5,000 New York City students to graduate in January were canceled this year because of the state budget deficit.

08/03/2011