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Now Available: January 2020 NYS English Regents

April 30, 2020

/ by

Meghan Ricketts


The January 2020 New York State Regents exam in English is now available! You can search for individual questions by level and topic. Alternatively, you can use our ready-to-go pre-made assignment which can be found in Castle Learning's Public Assignments section.


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Teachers can use NYS Regents exams as:

  • pre- and post-tests
  • end of course state test preparation
  • practice review throughout the year


Teachers can assign questions to students as a simple quiz without feedback, or as an open practice assignment with clickable vocabulary links, hints, reasons, and instant feedback.


Teachers can choose individual questions from specific Regents exams by creating a new assignment and using the Public Assignments tab. Exams are listed by Regents date.


Teachers can find the full Regents exams by searching the Public Assignments in the course: English & Foreign Languages –> English Language Arts –> Castle Assignments –> New York as shown below:


NYS ELA Jan 2020 ExamNYS ELA Jan 2020 Exam


Click on the checkbox and then the “Import” button.  The exam will now appear on your English Language Arts assignment list!


Student Self-Study Access


Students can also access the Regents exams directly. On the Student Home page, click Self-Study and set the option to Rocket Mode. Click the Regents Exam button.


Set the option to English!

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