Chris Wilson's blog, The Graphic Classroom is designed to recommend comics to teachers and librarians, but the educator recently served in another way when he was contacted by a young boy named Sam who wasn't allowed to count his comics reading for his third-grade reading program.
Sam wasn't satisfied with the rationale his teacher gave him, so with the support of his parents he made comics in education the subject of his science project and contacted Wilson for research data. Wilson gave him plenty, including his own thoughts, citations from Scott McCloud, and a PowerPoint presentation. It's a great story, but you'll have to visit The Graphic Classroom for the ending.
(via The Comics Reporter)