CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV)- Charlotte - Mecklenburg school (CMS) district just released how students did on the new standardized tests.
The new test reflects the Common Core Curriculum, which is more challenging and rigorous.
Educators and business leaders helped create the test. The test was made to better prepare students for college and careers once they graduate from high school. The question is does the new test measure up to the expectation.
The old test had simpler questions while the new test has harder and questions that force students to do more critical thinking.
Here's is a question that was on the test. Two-thirds of the students in a class are wearing blue jeans. Two-sixths of the students who are wearing blue jeans are also wearing red shirts. What fraction of the students in the class are wearing blue jeans and red shirts?