Office of Accountability


Title I

  • new item The New York State Education Department is requesting comments on a proposed waiver of two statutory and regulatory requirements of Title I, Part A of ESEA/ESSA on behalf of the New York City Department of Education. Comments can be sent via email to, or via mail to Jason Harmon, Supervisor, Title I School and Community Services, Room 320 EB, 89 Washington Avenue, Albany, NY 12234. Comments must be submitted by close of business on Wednesday, August 3, 2016.
    NYSED Waiver Request to USDE (pdf document80KB)

NYCDOE Waiver Request to NYSED (pdf document 133KB)

Archived Waivers (2009-2014)

New York State's ESEA Flexibility Waiver Request

CTE Amendment for Public Comment

  • NYSED is requesting comments on the ESEA Flexbility Waiver proposed amendment regarding Providing Schools and Districts with “Full Credit” on the Performance Index for each Student who passes ELA and Math exams and a Board of Regents approved Career and Technical Education Assessment. Comments can be sent via email to, or via mail to Dr. Lisa Long, Supervisor, Office of Accountability, Room 400, 55 Hanson Place, Brooklyn, NY 11217. Comments may be received no later than July 3, 2014.

Request to Eliminate Double Testing in Mathematics for Certain Grade 7 and 8 Students

Public School Choice

Title I

Title I ARRA

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New York State Education Department - NYS Education Department website for Legislation, Regulations and Policy

Last Updated: August 3, 2016