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Rep. Patmon wants law for metal detectors like Cleveland has in aftermath of Chardon school shooting that left 2 dead, Kasich calls for prayer

Ohio State Rep. Bill Patmon (D-Cleveland) Ohio Gov. John Kasich (R-OH) Suspected Chardon High School Gunman Thomas "TJ" Lane From the Metro Desk of The Kathy Wray Coleman Online News Blog.Com and Cleveland Urban News.Com ( ) and ( ) CLEVELAND, Ohio-Following the aftermath of a shooting Mon. morning by a craze student in the cafeteria of Chardon High School that left two students dead, three others hospitalized, and a town in grief, a state legislator is calling for metal detectors in all of Ohio's public schools. "What happen is horrendous and you have to wonder what is going on in and out of our schools for this type of hate and destructive behavior to occur, " said state Rep. Bill Patmon (D-10), a Cleveland Democrat. "I would support a state law for a requirement for all Ohio schools districts to install metal detectors in all of its schools." Community activist groups such as The

Mayor Jackson says City Council, Black state legislators knew of his and Kasich's merit pay, charter schools plan, activists protest against it

Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson By Kathy Wray Coleman, Editor, The Kathy Wray Coleman Online News Blog. Com and Cleveland Urban News.Com News.Com ( ) and ( ) CLEVELAND,Ohio-Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson said through a spokesperson yesterday that Black state legislators representing Cleveland and Cleveland City Council members that have said he crafted his controversial Cleveland schools educational plan unleashed last week that calls for a teacher merit pay system and more charter schools without their knowledge are being disingenuous, at best. "He would never release something like this without speaking to the appropriate people," said Andrea Taylor, Jackson's press secretary. "They were aware of the proposal before it was made public." And Taylor said that nothing in the plan suggest that teacher tenure will be touched or that seniority would be eliminated, a posture that Cleveland Teachers Unio