A few years ago, a student at my high school was having a terrible time passing one of the exams needed to earn a Regents Diploma, The Washington Post reports.  She took the test several times, but despite her very best efforts and the best efforts of her teachers, her score barely budged. Mary has a learning disability that truly impacts her retention and analytical thinking.  Because she was a special education student, at the time there was an easier exam available, the RCT, which she could take and then use to earn a local high school diploma instead of the Regents Diploma…

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