WOSU News Archives For: January 30, 2004

Caller claims responsibility; disconnected twice

12:00AM
January
30, 2004

Authorities Friday said a man called police four times on Monday to claim that he was behind a series of highway shootings in Columbus. It’s the first time someone has claimed responsibility.

Sullivant Elem. and ‘No Child Left Behind’ – Pt 1

12:00AM
January
30, 2004

The now two-year old federal ‘No Child Left Behind’ education law requires students at Sullivant Elementary and every other elementary school in the country to read and do math at grade level within the next decade. But, that’s easier said than done at a school where one-third of the student population comes from homeless families. WOSU’s Tom Borgerding profiles Sullivant in a three part series.

Sullivant Elem. and ‘No Child Left Behind’ – Pt. 2

12:00AM
January
30, 2004

In his recent State of the Union Speech President Bush renewed his call to boost academic achievement among the nation’s school children through continued focus on the “No Child Left Behind” act. But, the “doors of opportunity” are tougher to open at some schools. WOSU’s Tom Borgerding profiles one such school in Columbus.

Sullivant Elem. and ‘No Child Left Behind’ Pt. 3

12:00AM
January
30, 2004

Federal education law has boosted emphasis in elementary school classrooms on proficiency in basic subjects. The Sullivant Elementary School is in a poor neighborhood and is struggling to meet the guidelines.