Special Education

Information Related to Graduation Requirements for Students with Disabilities

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.

Requirements for Regents and Local Diplomas

Safety Net for Students with Disabilities

Commencement Credentials


New York State Career Development and Occupational Studies (CDOS) Commencement Credential

Skills and Achievement Commencement Credential for Students with Severe Disabilities

Technical Assistance

New York State Alternate Assessment

 

Last Updated: August 7, 2014