Graduation Requirements

RIDE has developed proposed regulations for graduation requirements which you can review here.

RIDE draft graduation regulations 042616

RIDE’s website on this

Key issue here is this:

School districts can begin using standardized tests for in a high stakes manner as early as the class of 2017.

Please review these regulations and offer your comments to the Board of Education on them as soon as possible. 

You can reach the board members by emailing

In the April 5 board meeting, the Commissioner made it clear that he intends to use policy to incentivize districts to do what RIDE wants. You can watch his comments in the video from that meeting – click here and view video for April 5.,AgendasandMinutes.aspx