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FCAT Scratch Fever

Hey, students and parents! Look what we got!

Don't ask us how we got hold of it (that's not something we're prepared to say), but New Times managed to get its hands on a smuggled copy of this year's tenth-grade FCAT. Yes, the test Florida kids prepare for, day after day, hoping to do well enough in February so they can eventually graduate from high school. We didn't have room to reproduce all sections of the test, but what you'll find here are real questions taken from various parts of the feared examinations. But listen, let's not go shouting about this - keep this on the down-low so your school administration doesn't get wind that you're copping a sneak peek. So what are you waiting for? Get out a pencil and let's begin

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Kelly Cramer