A Delaware County Grand jury Thursday indicted 39 year old Matthew Rausenberg of Columbus on 32 counts alleging sex crimes against children in his classroom. First Assistant Prosecutor Kyle Rohrer outlined the charges saying Rausenberg faces life in prison, if convicted.
Schools are already required to file emergency response plans with the Ohio Attorney General, and the additional training is designed to prevent violent deaths.
A task force wants every Ohio school to submit floor plans and other key information about their buildings so it can be accessed by first responders in the vent on an emergency.
More than a hundred Ohio teachers and school principals got some special training Thursday: They gathered in Columbus to learn ways to possibly prevent and respond to violent attacks like the one that killed 26 last month at a school in Connecticut.
A northeast Ohio school district plans to allow a science teacher, who’s also a licensed police officer, to carry a firearm during class
As President Obama unveiled his package of executive orders and legislative proposals to stem mass shootings and gun violence, showrooms and shooting ranges in Central Ohio were crowded.
The number of teachers who have signed up to take advantage of a free training program offered by a gun rights group is growing. But there are still a lot of questions about the idea of arming teachers in schools.
The class offered by the Buckeye Firearms Association will include free tuition, ammunition, and lodging for 24 Ohio teachers.
Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine wants Ohio teachers to partner with law enforcement for training on how to be first-responders to school violence.
The Connecticut school massacre is prompting Ohio legislator to call for a statewide summit meeting on guns and gun violence. But it’s unclear if advocates of gun owners’ rights would be willing to come to the table.
As Columbus-area students returned to class Monday following Americaâ€™s second-deadliest school shooting Friday, many school district leaders already had reached out to their parents. WOSU reports on how local schools have responded in the aftermath of the Newtown, Connecticut tragedy.