I am writing in response to your editorial column that was in last week’s paper (“Sssshh! Don’t publish students’ names,” Oct. 18). I don’t know what the volunteer you were e-mailing was talking about, but there is NO such rule by an exchange student agency OR by the State Department.

I am an Ayusa community rep and did some fact checking on this with my area and district reps and they assured me that such a rule (or law) does NOT exist. ...

— Kate Williams

844 Ransom St.

To read the entire letter, see the Oct. 25, 2012 edition of The Ripon Commonwealth Press.

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