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NY high school graduation rates may have been ‘inflated’ during COVID pandemic: report

08.11.2022 | The New York Post | “The State did not exempt students from completing their coursework, passing their classes, earning the required number of credits, or meeting their teachers’ expectations,” said Sarah Part, a policy analyst at Advocates for Children of New York, including its work on postsecondary readiness. 

“New York is an outlier in requiring exit exams in the first place — most states have zero — and there is no evidence to support the conclusion that exams like the Regents improve student learning or increase the odds of post-secondary success,” she added. Read article