Urban Student's Email Read on National Radio Program
C., a sixth grader at Urban Middle School, was one of nine students
whose opinions on presidential candidates was read on the television
program "Assignment: The World."
The World" is a weekly 15-minute news program targeted at fourth
through eighth graders, produced by WXXI Public Broadcasting in
conjunction with The Associated Press.
of her assignment required her to email her opinion to the news
program. The segment, which ran prior to the election, included her
statement of then-candidate Barack Obama, "He seems to have a strong
understanding of what is going on and a solid plan on what to do about
The news program received over one thousand responses from students nationwide.
Sheboygan Area School District Press Release
November 16, 2008