Columbia's English Language Learners program grows with demand

Thursday, January 2, 2014 | 6:00 a.m. CST; updated 3:54 p.m. CST, Tuesday, January 7, 2014

COLUMBIA — Sixth-graders at Smithton Middle School are required to take a test to identify all the parts of a sewing machine so they know how the machine works when they use it. For English language learner Bohang, who comes from China, the task was daunting.