Joyce over at Global Kids sends a link to a very positive article in the Alaskan Airlines in-flight magazine about education in Second Life called "Next-Generation Education." You can read some nice write-ups of Global Kid’s efforts on the Teen Grid and their machinima project, as well as Zoomlab’s work bringing New York and Amsterdam youth together in SL to work on collaborative projects together.
You can not discount the potential impact of these in-flight magazines. These publications have the ability to reach an affluent, influential population who are stuck there for hours with little else to do. I’m sure lots of success stories have come out of write-ups in in-flight magazines.