Date: Jun 2, 2011 11:25 PM
Subject: Fwd: NYS Testing Program Updates

To all,

We have seen this before but these are memo from David Abrams on no January
Regents and re-scoring. In addition is the August Regents schedule. Hope
you all have a good end of the school year.

As always
Grace Wilkie

Dear Colleagues:

This e-mail contains important information regarding the New York State
testing program. Thank you for your continued cooperation and assistance.

There have recently been a number of changes in the testing program.
Attached are three memos providing updates:

1. Changes in Assessments beginning in the 2011-12 School Year

2. Revision to the Scoring Policy for Regents Examinations

3. August 2011 Examination Schedule

If you have any questions, please contact the Office of Assessment Policy,
Development, and Administration by phone at (518) 474-5900 or by e-mail at Thank you for all of the work you do on
behalf of the students of New York State.



David Abrams
Assistant Commissioner
Office of Assessment Policy, Development and Administration
NYS Education Department
89 Washington Ave.
Room 675 EBA
Albany, NY 12234
518-473-7880 (Phone)
518-473-7737 (Fax)