Four people are dead in two separate accidents in Central Ohio. In Pataskala, investigators say a head-on collision on East Broad took three lives. One vehicle crossed the center line. Early this morning, the driver of a pick-up truck was killed when he slammed into a tree in a residential area south of Route 104 [...]
Report Ranks Ohio Near Bottom In Ethnic Achievement Gaps
A new report lists Ohio and other Midwestern states as some of the worst in the nation when it comes to achievements gap between white and Asian students and their African-American and Latino peers.
The “Race for Results” report from the Annie E. Casey Foundation used an index based on 12 factors including math and English scores, teen pregnancy rates, and employment prospects.
It says the scores for Latino, African American, and American Indian children are “distressingly lower”in nearly every states, especially Ohio and other Midwestern states, as well as the Deep South.
The foundation’s president says the report is a call to action to invest in urban schools, overhauling the criminal justice system, and workforce training for children of color beginning at a younger age.