From the New York State Education Department: “This page provides information on both high school diploma and nondiploma exiting credential options available to New York State students with disabilities. Information is provided on the course work, credit and assessment requirements students must successfully complete to earn a Regents or local high school diploma, including the various safety net options available to assist students with disabilities to earn a local diploma. Requirements, model forms, guidance, and questions and answers for the Skills and Achievement Commencement Credential and the New York State Career Development and Occupational Studies Commencement Credential are also provided. Check this site often for additional resources and updated questions and answers on both of these high school exiting credentials.”
The New York State Education Department (NYSED) is seeking public comment on proposed regulations to establish a Regents Certificate of Work Readiness for students with disabilities (other than those eligible for the Skills and Achievement Commencement Credential). The summary and full text of the proposed amendment (20 KB) is available at: http://www.p12.nysed.gov/specialed/timely.htm
Written comments (53 KB) on the proposed amendment will be accepted for 45 days after its December 26, 2012 publication in the New York State Register (comments must be received by February 11, 2013) and may be submitted to: James P. DeLorenzo, Assistant Commissioner, P-12: Office of Special Education, 89 Washington Avenue, Room 309 EB, Albany, NY 12234, Attention: Proposed Regulations: Regents Certificate of Work Readiness (email: firstname.lastname@example.org).