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Guides & Resources: Older Students, Graduation Requirements, and Transitioning to Adulthood

Older Students, Graduation Requirements, and Transitioning to Adulthood

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Graduation Requirements and Diploma Options 

High School Promotion and Graduation Requirements 
En Español: Requisitos de Graduación y Promoción de la Escuela Secundaria

High School Graduation Options for Students with Disabilities
En Español: Opciones de graduación de la escuela secundaria para estudiantes con discapacidades

High School Promotion and Graduation Policy for English Language Learners (ELLs) 
En Español: Política de Promoción y Graduación de la Escuela Secundaria en Escuelas Públicas de la Ciudad de Nueva York para Aprendientes del Idioma Inglés
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Regents Exam Rights   
En Español: Derechos para los Exámenes Regents

Appeal Options for Regents Exams
En Español: Opciones de apelación para exámenes Regents

School Push-Out and Alternative Programs

Students, Know Your Rights!
En Español: Estudiantes de Secundaria, ¡Conozcan sus Derechos!

Know Your Options: Alternatives for High School Students  
En Español: Conoce tus Opciones: Alternativas para los alumnos de secundaria

Advocating for Pregnant and Parenting Students 

Rocking the TASC: Accommodations on the High School Equivalency Test 
En Español: Rendir el TASC: Adaptaciones para la Evaluación de Equivalencias de Nivel Secundario 

Students Who Are Over-Age for their Grade Level

Guide for Over-Age Middle School Students 
En Español: Guía de AFC para Alumnos de Escuela Media con Retraso Académico

Transition Planning

The ARISE Coalition (coordinated by Advocates for Children) provides additional resources related to transition planning for students with disabilities.

Applying for ACCES-VR
En Español: Presentar una solicitud a ACCES-VR

Applying for OPWDD 
En Español: Cómo aplicar en la OPWDD

Guide to Transition Services & College Planning: Helping Students with Disabilities Move from School to Adulthood

Preparing for Life after High School

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) Fact Sheet
En Español: Seguro de Ingreso Suplementario