The Wisconsin Supreme Court tossed a lawsuit in which a student alleged he received incorrect advice on what courses he was required take to be eligible for a college athletic scholarship. The court said state law gives counselors leeway when providing advice because that advice is considered discretionary.
In public community meetings yesterday, Seattle residents described the kind of superintendent they want to replace Joseph Olchefske. Citizens stressed the need for honesty, as well as a solid record of working with "marginalized" populations.
Preliminary results from this year's New York State Regents exam in math indicate that the test may have been too difficult and could result in a large number of seniors not graduating. The official state tally will not be conducted until mid-July.
Camp directors are faced with a new challenge in deciding whether they want to allow electronic devices, such as cell phones or video games, at their camps. Directors of "unplugged" camps say electronic devices involve solitary activities that go against community building goals.