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Re: Challenging an exam
Posted: Jun 6, 2011 3:36 PM
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This link may help. It is in the Part 100 Regulations:
_http://www.p12.nysed.gov/part100/pages/1005.html#examCredit_
(http://www.p12.nysed.gov/part100/pages/1005.html#examCredit)

1. Credit by examination. A student may earn a maximum of 6 1/2 units
of credit for either a Regents or local diploma without completing units
of study for such units of credit, if:
2. based on the student's past academic performance, the
superintendent of a school district or the chief administrative officer of a registered
nonpublic high school, or his or her designee, determines that the student
will benefit academically by exercising this alternative;
3. the student achieves a score of at least 85 percent, or its
equivalent as determined by the commissioner, on a State-developed or
State-approved assessment pursuant to section 100.2(f) of this Part;
4. the student passes an oral examination or successfully completes a
special project to demonstrate proficiency, in such knowledge, skills and
abilities normally developed in the course but not measured by the relevant
Regents examination or State-approved examination if used, as determined
by the principal; and
5. the student attends school, or received substantially equivalent
instruction elsewhere, in accordance with section 3204(2) of the Education
Law, until the age of 16, pursuant to sections 3204 and 3205 of the
Education Law.
6. Calculation of units of credit based upon credit by examination.
1. A student who earns a score of at least 85 on a Regents
examination in mathematics and meets the requirements of subparagraphs (i), (iii) and
(iv) of this paragraph shall receive one unit of credit.
2. A student who earns a score of at least 85 on a Regents
examination in science and meets the requirements of subparagraphs (i), (iii) and
(iv) of this paragraph shall receive one unit of credit.
3. A student who earns a score of at least 85 on a State-developed or
State-approved assessment in career and technical education and meets the
requirements of subparagraphs (i), (iii) and (iv) of this paragraph shall
receive one unit of credit.
4. A student who earns a score of at least 85 on a Regents
examination in United States history and government and meets the requirements of
subparagraphs (i), (iii) and (iv) of this paragraph shall receive one unit of
credit.
5. A student who earns a score of at least 85 on a Regents
examination in global history and geography and meets the requirements of
subparagraphs (i), (iii) and (iv) of this paragraph shall receive one unit of credit.
6. A student who earns a score of at least 85 on the Regents
comprehensive examination in English and meets the requirements of subparagraphs
(i), (iii) and (iv) of this paragraph shall receive one unit of credit.
7. A student who, prior to the commencement of the 2010 - 2011 school
year, earns a score of at least 85 on the State second language
proficiency examination in accordance with 100.2(d)(3) and meets the requirements of
subparagraphs (i), (iii) and (iv) of this paragraph shall receive one unit
of credit.
8. A student who earns a score of at least 85 on the comprehensive
second language Regents examination and meets the requirements of
subparagraphs (i), (iii) and (iv) of this paragraph shall receive three units of
credit.
9. A student who earns a score of at least 85 on a State-developed or
State-approved assessment in the arts (visual arts, music, dance and
theatre) and meets the requirements of subparagraphs (i), (iii) and (iv) of
this paragraph shall receive one unit of credit.

Barb Amedro
Oswego County BOCES
Staff Developer for Mathematics


In a message dated 06/06/11 3:29:50 P.M. Eastern Daylight Time,
ELANE@uek12.org writes:

Can any student challenge an exam even if he was never enrolled in that
course? Is there information on the web site on this? Thank you- Eileen Lane

Eileen Lane
Union-Endicott H.S.
Math Dept.
elane@uek12.org

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