regents http://wrvo.org en Brindisi continues push for new high school diploma http://wrvo.org/post/brindisi-continues-push-new-high-school-diploma <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">In an attempt to increase the number of New York high school graduates who are work ready, one state assemblyman is pushing for the approval of a new high-tech and manufacturing-based diploma. The goal is to help employers fill jobs with qualified graduates.</span></p> Fri, 18 Jul 2014 09:55:06 +0000 Gino Geruntino 59059 at http://wrvo.org SUNY considers high school exam to test college readiness http://wrvo.org/post/suny-considers-high-school-exam-test-college-readiness <p>The State University of New York is looking to stem the tide of students who arrive at college unprepared.</p><p> Fri, 06 Jul 2012 13:32:06 +0000 Adam Wolfe 22121 at http://wrvo.org Changes to Global History and Geography Regents Exam under consideration http://wrvo.org/post/changes-global-history-and-geography-regents-exam-under-consideration <p>For a while now, getting through high school has meant getting through all five of those all-important Regents Exams. But that may be changing.</p><p>Amidst an ongoing discussion about how to get more kids to graduation through different pathways, the Board of Regents may be making some changes.</p><p>And those changes have a lot to do with one specific exam &ndash; The Global History and Geography exam. Unlike other Regents Exams, this one takes place after two full years of cumulative study.</p><p> Tue, 22 May 2012 14:10:00 +0000 Matt Johnston 19669 at http://wrvo.org Changes to Global History and Geography Regents Exam under consideration