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Sullivant Elem. and 'No Child Left Behind' - Pt 1

Two years ago , President and Mrs. Bush visited Sullivant Elementary school in Columbus just prior to the unveiling of the "No Child Left Behind" proposal. The now two-year old federal education law requires students at Sullivant 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. Students face change constantly, often forcing teachers and staff to repeat lessons and counsel youngsters on non-academic matters.

In a three-part series, WOSU's Tom Borgerding a series of reports on Sullivant school and its effort to comply with 'No Child Left Behind'.

Click the Listen icon to hear part 1.