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Alternate method to Regents exams helps English language learners

Schools where students present portfolio work instead of take state-wide Regents exams help their immigrant students learn English.

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Tasneema Sultana before her oral presentation

Preparing the Portfolio: One Student’s Journey

Students at Manhattan International High School hail from 57 different countries and between them speak 44 languages. To graduate, they complete a senior portfolio as part of the performance assessment system instead of taking five Regents exams. Follow senior Tasneema Sultana’s journey as she puts the finishing touches on her portfolio.

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