N.Y. schools to stop rescoring Regents exams

05/26/2011 | New York Times (tiered subscription model), The

Schools in New York have been instructed to stop rescoring high-school graduation exams, known as Regents exams, to ensure accuracy. Statistics show many students who scored just below the passing grade of 65 are being given higher grades after a review. In the past, schools have been required to review science and math exams that are within five points of passing, but eventually the rescoring effort expanded to every subject.

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