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News for Audiologists

Welcome to the new school year

Learn about negotiations with the DOE, hearing screenings and one of our audiologists, who was featured in the New York Teacher.

Updated requirements for superintendent determination of graduation with a local diploma

In June 2016, the Regents created a new local diploma option for students with disabilities who did not meet graduation standards through the existing appeal and safety net options.

New testing accommodations for multiple day administration and NYSESLAT

Schools are no longer required to request prior approval from the State Education Department to administer state assessments over multiple days. And beginning with the 2017 test administration, students with disabilities who have the “tests read” accommodation on their individualized education programs (IEPs) or Section 504 accommodation plans (504 plans) must be provided with this accommodation for all sections of the test.

Audiologists Chapter Newsletter - January 2016

Learn about staying connected with our union, Teacher's Choice, the Walk4Hearing and upcoming chapter events.

Audiologists Chapter Newsletter - Spring 2015

Information on the incorporation of the DC 37 audiologist position into the UFT bargaining unit, the UFT Delegate Assembly's call for hearing screenings in schools, Chapter 683 summer positions, contributing to COPE, the May 1 salary boost and ear ailments in the news.