N.Y. Regents to relax cut scores for students with disabilities

10/10/2012 | Newsday (Long Island, N.Y.)

A New York Board of Regents committee on Tuesday approved changes that will allow students with disabilities, who score between 45 and 54 out of 100 on one Regents exam, to maintain eligibility for a local diploma if they earn at least a 65 on another Regents exam. The change applies to exams in subjects such as science, government and history, while students must still earn at least a 55 in math and English to receive a diploma.

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