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Regents exams canceled for N.Y. high schools due to coronavirus shutdown

04.06.2020 | NY Daily News | New York schools currently have 60 school days to provide services from when a student’s family agrees to an evaluation. With the new amendment, days when schools are closed under executive order from Gov. Cuomo won’t count toward that 60-day limit.

“Under that scenario, a child recently identified as needing speech therapy or counseling could go without these services for half a year while other students have the benefit of receiving these services via teletherapy,” wrote Advocates for Children, a group that works on behalf of disabled children, in a letter to the Board of Regents. Read article