New York considers broad cuts to Regents exams

03/7/2010 | Buffalo News (N.Y.), The · Buffalo News (N.Y.), The

State education officials in New York are considering eliminating 13 of 17 high-school Regents examinations, including all foreign-language, geography and U.S. history exams. Supporters say the move would help the cash-strapped state save about $13.7 million, but critics say the proposed cuts would badly damage standards-based education in the state's schools. Members of the state Board of Regents are set to discuss the proposal at a meeting today.

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