On Tuesday, April 7, 2020, the New York State Education Department announced the cancellation of the June 2020 administration of Regents Exams. NYSED also released guidance on modifications to requirements for students to graduate and earn their high school diplomas, credentials and endorsements.
Additionally, due to school closures related to COVID-19, NYSED delayed the rollout of state assessments aligned to the grades 3-8 Next Generation Learning Standards for English Language Arts (ELA) and Mathematics for one year, to spring 2022.
Similarly, the alignment of state assessments to the New York P-12 Science Learning Standards will begin in spring 2023. The state also extended its Grades 3-8 ELA and Math Testing contract by one year.
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