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Q9: Are Regents Exams High-Stakes Tests?

Yes,
Regents exams are high-stakes tests
MANDATED by New York State.

Students who fail only ONE of five Regents tests
are denied a high school diploma...
EVEN IF
they have passed all their courses and attended school regularly.



"...Our very best Physics students, as judged by national college standards and receiving college credit for their accomplishments, could not score an "A" average on the New York State Physics exam."

Find out what went wrong on this Regents exam.