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  • NYC graduation rates tick upwards in 2020

    Jan 19, 2021

    01.14.2021 | Chalkbeat New York | Ashley Grant, director of the Postsecondary Readiness Project at the nonprofit Advocates for Children, said she hopes the state education department decides to waive Regents exams this year, “to ensure that no student loses their chance to graduate due to COVID-19.” More than 1,500 parents have signed an online petition calling for such an extension. 

    “This last year of Regents exemptions shows that there are other ways to show readiness for graduation, and New York is a real outlier using this exam,” Grant said. Read article