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  • Tisch: student’s test woes show need for more diploma paths

    Nov 22, 2013

    11.22.2013 | Gotham Schools | A student stuck without a diploma after 11 unsuccessful attempts to pass a test is the ‘poster child’ for a need to create new ways to graduate, a top state education official said this week…Abja Midha, coordinator of an advocacy group called Coalition for Multiple Pathways to a Diploma, said that such programs must be available to a wide range of students – including those with special needs – and should include assessments other than standardized tests. Read article