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Department of Ed press releases say the darndest things

The Department of Education’s famous press office just sent out this advisory, about an event tomorrow:

The kid really did return the lost wallet, which had $500 inside.

My beef here is that assignment editors now have to choose between this adorable photo op, featuring a kid who might be the next coming of Spider-Man, and the sure-to-be-deadly-dull, yet extremely important Assembly hearing in Queens on mayoral control. The chancellor’s event is at 11 a.m. The mayoral control hearing is at 10 a.m.

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