George’s Marvelous Math?!

Whoops! A school in Rome, NY, USA is in trouble after a recent math test question attracted the ire of commenters on social media.

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The superintendent was forced to make a statement clarifying that the question was tied to a book the students were also reading for English class, Roald Dahl’s George’s Marvelous Medicine. I can definitely see where parents might have gotten concerned!