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  • NYC’s 2022 graduation rate rises as state officials relax graduation requirements

    Feb 27, 2023

    02.02.2023 | Chalkbeat NY | “Our guess is that the Regents exam waivers during the pandemic have disproportionately benefited students who most struggle with those exams,” said Sarah Part, a senior policy analyst at Advocates for Children. Still, she added that “it is noteworthy that we’ve seen these continual increases across the board.” 

    Dropout rates inched up very slightly to 5% this year, an increase of less than 1 point, state data show. Read article