Eligible Applicants

Students seeking to appeal must meet the following criteria to demonstrate that they meet the State Learning Standards:

  1. Have taken the Regents examination under appeal two times;
  2. Have a score on the Regents examination under appeal within three points of the 65 passing score on the examination;
  3. Present evidence that the student has taken advantage of academic help provided by the school in the subject tested by the Regents examination under appeal;
  4. Have an attendance rate of 95 percent (except for excused absences) for the school year during which the student last took the Regents examination under appeal;
  5. Have a course average in the subject under appeal (as evidenced in the official transcript that records grades achieved by the student in each quarter of the school year) that meets or exceeds the required passing grade by the school; and
  6. Be recommended for an exemption to the graduation requirement by the student’s teacher or Department chairperson in the subject of the Regents examination under appeal.

Education Law Sections 3202 and 4402(5)

8 New York Code of Rules and Regulations (NYCRR)

Section 100.5

Amendment: August 11, 2005