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DOE: Public high school seniors at risk of aging out granted extra time to earn degrees next year

04.15.2021 | amNY | Most of the students that require additional time to earn their high school degrees are English Language Learners or students with disabilities. Last summer, about 2,200 students across New York state needed six years to graduate from high school, according to the nonprofit group Advocates for Children of New York. 

The group estimates that each year between 2,000 to 3,000 public school seniors across New York take an additional two years to earn their degrees. Read article