A story about teacher liability in the March 29, 2000, issue of Education Week (“Fearful Teachers Buy Liability Insurance”) misstated the number of years Michael F. Gallagher taught at Overlook Elementary School and how much of his legal fees were paid by the Pennsylvania State Education Association and its insurer. He taught at the school in Abington, Pa., for nine years, and the union paid $35,000.
In a special report about teenage suicide in the April 19 issue (“Alone on the Range: S.D. Psychologist Covers Far-Flung Systems”), a story about a school psychologist gave the incorrect name and location of a South Dakota school. The high school where the principal also doubles as a counselor is in Kimball, S.D.
A version of this article appeared in the May 10, 2000 edition of Education Week