National group ranks Ohio #1 for violence and threats at schools

National group ranks Ohio #1 for violence and threats at schools (Photo: WKRC)

(WKEF/WRGT) - As students across the country head back to school for a new year, there are new concerns about their safety.

A national group, Educator's School Safety Network, is now ranking Ohio as number one for violence and threats at school. The group found that during the 2016-2017 school year in Ohio, there were a total of 135 violent incidents and threats.

FOX45's Duane Pohlman talked with experts to find out what needs to happen to make schools safer.

You can read the full report titled "States of Concern" here.

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