BP’s spill lesson draws criticism, Houma Today, November 14, 2010:
When eighth-graders at Oaklawn Junior High learned about oil-spill cleanup from a federal scientist Sept. 22, school leaders and event organizers deemed the presentation a success.
What they did not expect was a backlash of criticism, initially from online media watchdogs and growing to include local residents and other news media, amid claims that BP paid the school to host the event.
School officials said they received no money for the event and denied any link between it and a $23,000 BP donation to the school system in June. ...
Read the 5 page report here.