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    Oct 19, 2021

    10.18.2021 | Chalkbeat NY | Ashley Grant, director of the Postsecondary Readiness Project at the nonprofit Advocates for Children, said they’re “pleased” officials are looking at project-based assessments as a way to evaluate students. 

    “Right now, most high schoolers in [New York State] are still required to pass four to five high-stakes tests to earn a diploma,” Grant said in a statement. “We agree with NYSED that these types of assessments do not prepare students for postsecondary success and continue to urge New York State to act as soon as possible to decouple Regents exams from graduation requirements.” Read article