The quality of police training academies in Ohio and the need for stronger statewide training standards are among the issues an attorney general’s committee is considering as it explores possible changes to the way Ohio trains police officers.
Ohio education officials say school districts can have additional time to complete standardized testing due to bad winter weather.
Through May 16, schools around the state will be testing their students using the Ohio Achievement Assessment, also known as the OAAâ€™s.
The Ohio House of Representatives has approved a senate-passed plan to greatly expand the state’s DNA testing program.
Later this year, police in Ohio might have the power to forcibly take blood from suspected repeat drunk drivers.