City of Kent
Local law enforcement agencies are taking new precautions to ensure the safety of both their staff and the public. With a reduction in staff for some agencies and reduction in crime for others, there’s one common theme between them all: They’ve been able to adapt with the new changes in social distancing guidelines. Tricia Knoles with the Kent State University police department said, “A lot of what’s going on right now is a learning experience for everything. It’s just very new. For some people, they’re learning to adapt. The thing with law enforcement and public safety is that it’s always fluid. So, we always have to be adaptable.” For the
The Ohio school report cards are designed to give parents, educators and policymakers information about the performances of districts and schools and celebrate success. So when most Ohio schools received poor grades in the “Prepared for Success” category, there wasn’t much to celebrate. Without a requirement from the federal government, the Ohio Department of Education has created the “Prepared for Success” category to the school report card. The 2018 report cards revealed that just nine of 608 school districts in Ohio received an A in the “Prepared for Success” section. Out of the 608 districts, 520 of them received either a D or an F, implying that Ohio students are
The progression of deaths due to covid-19 in the week of April 29th until present, showcases an increase in deaths in states that have begun re-opening non-essential businesses as well as in states that have anti-lockdown protests. New York ranks the highest, while Ohio is 13th in terms of death rate.