bottom of the original article. Read the whole piece and the note, which ends with: "The girl’s parents divorced in 2007. If The Times had known before the article was published that the writer’s ex-wife was now the girl’s custodial parent, it would have contacted her."
And now this site challenges some of the editor's note--for example, claiming that the "seclusion room" is indeed in a basement stairwell, not the "mezzanine." The author of the op-ed, Bill Lichtenstein, says, the note does not "change any of the facts nor the point of the story." Plus: Here are some letters to the editor of the Times today.