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Pandemic accommodations inflate high school graduation rates

April 14, 2021 – Last year, state officials eliminated the Regents requirement for graduating high school, which ensured that seniors who might not have graduated or would have taken longer to graduate got their diploma. With the state waiving the requirement again, Education Trust New York Director of Research and Policy Francisco Miguel Araiza joins the show to explain what districts will be the most effected and what it means for students moving forward.

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