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Multiple Pathways to Graduati
on  The New York State Board of Regents recently approved regulations that will allow students to choose from multiple pathways in order to graduate.   More

OCTOBER 22 2013
Note from the Office of Instructional Support
Regarding Academic Intervention Services

Due to significant changes in standards from prior years, the benchmarks for provision of Academic Intervention Services (AIS) have been adapted for the 2013-14 School Year to provide AIS to approximately the same percentages of students statewide in 2013-2104 as in the 2012-13 school year.    Download Letter - http://www.schenectady.k12.ny.us/2013-2014/AISLetter_2013.pdf

Understanding the Test Scores Released by NYSED
and the Common Core

  • ELA Testing
    All students in grades 3-8 will take the English Language Arts exam.  The state assessments are based on shifts in the Common Core standards.  Here are some resources that provide information on Common Core, answers to frequently asked questions and some sample questions and ways you can help your child prepare for the test. 
  • ELA and Math Common Core   Standards & Assessments
    Presentation to the Board of Education March 2013





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