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For Second Straight Year, Students Will Be Exempt From Regents Requirements

03.30.2021 | NY1 | “There's no federal law that requires that state accountability tests be tied to graduation,” said Ashley Grant, director of the Postsecondary Readiness Project at ‎Advocates for Children of New York. “And New York state's a real outlier right now on this, so we're one of only 11 states that uses a high-stakes test as a graduation requirement or as an exit exam.” 

 “We're really calling for more meaningful and equitable pathways to graduation for all students, including ones that don't tie Regents exams to graduation,” Grant, who coordinates the Coalition for Multiple Pathways to a Diploma, said. Read article