Weekly roundup: A perfect ACT score, Gold Ribbon winners and more

Our must-read story of the week is a powerful feature about an Orange County high school student who achieved perfection on the ACT college readiness exam just months after an accident that left him paralyzed.

Austin Brotman, whose neck was injured during a family trip to Florida, completed the test with the help of an assistant who transcribed his responses. “Because of his injury, he had to figure out the math problems in his head,” writes Keith Sharon of the Orange County Register. The full story is here.

And these are some of the other education news stories we’ve been tracking this week:

And for more education news stories, visit news.ocde.us.