Fixing the Y2K computer problem won't be as elementary as a Cleveland-area school district thought. A fifth-grade student hired by the district in March to make its computers Y2K compliant will not be allowed to complete the work.

State officials say Brian Hug, hired at minimum wage by the Mayfield School District to make sure the district's classroom computers don't malfunction when the year 2000 arrives, cannot be employed because children under 14 are prohibited by state law from working full or part time.

According to the Ohio Bureau of Employment Services, children in Ohio must


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