This caused some fuss and wistful musings on the forums when it was first announced. Here's an update from NPR:
"An upstate New York couple was chosen from 800 applicants to move to one of Scotland's remotest islands, Fair Isle. After six months on the island, they and their 6-year-old son love their new life among the sheep and seabirds."
Download the story (podcast in mp3 format) here on NPR.
The boy is one of nine pupils at the Fair Isle school. Wow.