NotesFAQContact Us
Collection
Advanced
Search Tips
ERIC Number: ED514558
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2010
Pages: 10
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: N/A
NY State Profile. New York: Regents Examinations
Center on Education Policy
This paper provides information about the New York's Regents Examination. The purpose of the exam is to: (1) Provide schools with student academic diagnostic information; (2) Determine prospective high school graduates' knowledge and skill levels relative to those needed for entry-level employment; (3) Determine prospective high school graduates' knowledge and skill levels relative to those needed for postsecondary education; (4) Determine prospective high school graduates' mastery of the state curriculum; (5) Encourage districts and schools to identify and serve students at risk of academic failure; (6) Provide data to state policymakers on student attainment of state education goals to inform educational policy decisions; (7) Increase alignment of local curriculum and programs of instruction with state education standards; (8) Promote equity of opportunity across all student groups; and (9) Meet a state mandate. [For the main report, "State High School Tests: Exit Exams and Other Assessments", see ED514155.]
Center on Education Policy. 1001 Connecticut Avenue NW Suite 522, Washington, DC 20036. Tel: 202-822-8065; Fax: 202-822-6008; e-mail: cep-dc@cep-dc.org; Web site: http://www.cep-dc.org
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: High Schools; Secondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Center on Education Policy
Identifiers - Location: New York
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: No Child Left Behind Act 2001
Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: New York State Regents Examinations