State raises $1.5 million in funds to reinstate New York regents exam

Students across New York will once again be offered the state regents exam this coming January, the Huffington Post reports. Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Schools Chancellor Dennis Walcott announced today that they have raised $1.5 million in private donations that would fund the New York State Education Department Regents Exam’s January administration, which was canceled in May to account for an $8 million state testing budget deficit…

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