Bee coordinator admits role in disqualification of homeschooler

More details emerge about the rule changes that lead to the disqualification of Matt Savage.

I HAVE BEEN coordinating the geography bee for many years at Great Brook School, and it has been a wonderful opportunity to encourage children to explore the world in which they live…

…When I was approached by Matt Savage�s parents to see if he could participate in our school�s geography bee, my reply was one of invitation and encouragement. In doing so, I neglected to note a new rule for this year�s bee. My unfortunate oversight has now resulted in Matt�s disqualification from this year�s bee because he is home-schooled and wasn�t enrolled in Great Brook School. I feel horrible about this oversight and the impact that it is having on Matt and his family. Read more…

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