New York Regents adjust implementation of Common Core

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Included in the changes are a delay of the impact of Common Core-related state assessments on educators and students, as well as a reduction in the level of local school district testing associated with the new teacher evaluation law and higher standards for teaching and learning.

Under the changes, the requirement to pass Common Core-based Regents exams at the college- and career-ready level will be extended, making the class of 2022 the first to face the higher requirements.

To ensure students are not unfairly penalized by the transition to higher standards, state officials said requirements for Academic Intervention Services also will be adjusted.

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