Teenagers in New York City high schools may need to take five or more NYS Regents Exams in order to graduate with a Regents diploma, but it can be tough to know which schools require the exams, which tests to take, and when students take the exams during their high school career. Every school is a little different, so it’s important to check with the high school counselors and get your school’s exact schedule, but you should be prepared for five exams or more taken over the four years of high school. When you’re trying to get more information about the exams, you may wonder:Read More
The implementation of Common Core State Standards has begun. Now what? Our 2-part series on the Common Core answers some key questions about the standards, including what they mean for NYC families.
The first article in the series provides general information to support NYC families in understanding the Common Core. The second part looks at how the Common Core affects NYC students, and specifically looks at what NYC families can expect in terms of standardized testing and the Common CoreRead More