High school students failing standardized test
TALLAHASSEE - Florida tenth-graders did not fare well on the new version of the state's standardized test.
The Florida Department of Education says half of all tenth-grade students failed the reading portion of the Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test or F-CAT.
A little more than half of ninth-grade students passed the reading exam.
The new version of the F-CAT is part of a plan to challenge students academically.
Officials say the results are part of the transition.