Students Who Pass Regents Class Won't Need the Exam to Graduate
Adjustments have been made to the traditional Regents Exam and Pathway Assessment requirements for graduation in response to school cancelations.
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Any student who is identified as an English Language Learner whose home language is one of the languages tested by the NYSED-approved Languages Other Than English +1 Pathway Assessments (Chinese, French, Italian, Korean, or Spanish) and was intending to take the LOTE +1 Assessment in June is exempt from achieving a passing score to graduate. A student who was deemed qualified by the principal in the use of American Sign Language is also exempt from the requirement.
The NYSED has yet to make a decision about the August administration of the Regents Examination. We will keep you updated as more information about this exam becomes available and should any other information regarding NYS Regents Exams and exemptions become available. For more information regarding your child's exam exemption eligibility, please visit the NYSED's website.