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As a high school teacher, I am very excited about the May 4 Memorandum from the FAA regarding Educational Use of Unmanned Aircraft Systems. Unfortunately, my jail-house lawyer skills are lacking, so I am curious to see what others get from reading it. https://www.faa.gov/uas/regulations_policies/media/Interpretation-Educational-Use-of-UAS.pdf My take-away is: If I am a public school and The course using the UAS is not specifically a course on UAS, but uses the UAS only as a part of the curriculum. Students involved are enrolled in the class. Students or staff are not directly compensated. The instructor doesn't fly the UAS, except to avoid calamity then, : Students fly as hobbyists Staff only flies in event student loses control. (not sure how I save the UAS, if I never get to practice) The program can be compensated as long as student and staff are not. Still hazy on whether I need come type of FAA certificate or does the memorandum say I am good to go based on the memorandum? I registered my UAS as "Public Entity" instead of "hobbyist" as per advice of FAA UAS hotline. What is your take-away? PS. at some point, it might be nice to have and "education" category.