‘Model school’ seems to work for students

Wednesday, February 27, 2008 | 7:44 p.m. CST; updated 5:13 a.m. CDT, Tuesday, July 22, 2008

COLUMBIA — The Columbia Public School District made West Boulevard Elementary School a “model school” almost four years ago. The Columbia School Board provided extra resources and special programs to enrich the school, with the hope of making a positive difference in the lives of the students.