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Regents Recaps

Below is a collection of articles examining  New York State Math Regents exams.

The purpose of these analyses is to bring critical attention to the quality and utility of these standardized exams, which play an increasingly substantial role in today’s educational environment.

But, as the role of standardized tests continues to grow in the evaluation of students, teachers, schools, and districts, one question rarely gets asked:  “Are these tests any good?”.

Some Representative Selections

The Underlying Problem with the New York State Regents Exams

The Worst Regents Question of All Time?

More Trouble With Functions

Not Even Pseudo-Context

Common Core Algebra and Scale Maintenance

This is Not a Trig Function

9th Grade Questions on 10th and 11th Grade Exams


Regents Recaps — By Date

Regents Recap — June 2017

Regents Recap — June 2016

Regents Recap — January 2016

Regents Recap — August 2015

Regents Recap — June 2015

Regents Recap — January 2015

Regents Recap — June 2014

Regents Recap — January 2014

Regents Recap — June 2013

Regents Recap — January 2013

Regents Recap — August 2012

Regents Recap — June 2012

Regents Recap — January 2012

Regents Recap — June 2011


Additional Topics

Who Tests The Testers?