In the city, the population was spread out with 27.0% under the age of 18, 10.6% from 18 to 24, 33.2% from 25 to 44, 21.8% from 45 to 64, and 7.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median income for a household in the city was ,355 and the median income for a family was ,465. It is the public-safety answering point for the city of Kennesaw and the neighboring city of Acworth, and dispatches the separate police departments of both cities.
Practitioners are mandated to electronically prescribe both controlled and non-controlled substances effective March 27, 2016.
The racial makeup of the city was 58.9% White, 22.3% Black, 10.8% Hispanic or Latino of any race, 5.3% Asian, 0.4% Native American, 0.02% Pacific Islander (U. 26.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older.
The average household size was 2.59 and the average family size was 3.18. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 89.7 males. It contains the offices of mayor and city council, the city jail in the basement, and a small 9-1-1 call center and other offices.
However, most lower courts are siding with school districts that adopt uniform policies.
The push for school uniforms gained momentum in 1996 when President Clinton stated: "If it means that teenagers will stop killing each other over designer jackets, then our public schools should be able to require school uniforms." The president ordered the U. Department of Education to issue manuals on the efficacy of school uniforms.
The manual (available on-line at the Department of Education Web site) states that school uniforms represent "one positive and creative way to reduce discipline problems and increase school safety." One federal appeals court that recently upheld a school uniform policy in Louisiana gave the following explanation for its decision: The School Board’s purpose for enacting the uniform policy is to increase test scores and reduce disciplinary problems throughout the school system.
The same federal appeals court upheld a mandatory uniform policy in a Texas school district and rejected students’ First Amendment challenges to the policy.
Public Health Law (PHL) Section 281(3) (c) states a waiver, or a renewal thereof, may be granted for a specified period determined by the Commissioner, not to exceed one year.
The Supreme Court has not decided a case on school uniforms.
During the Civil War, Kennesaw was the staging ground for the Great Locomotive Chase on April 12, 1862. The Southern Museum of Civil War and Locomotive History is located downtown, next to the Western and Atlantic Railroad tracks on Cherokee Street, just off Main Street (old U. In March 2004, First Lady Laura Bush designated Kennesaw a Preserve America Community.
In 2007, the city was selected by Family Circle magazine as one of the nation's "10 best towns for families". Chalker purchased another 1 acre (0.40 ha) adjacent to the first parcel in 1948, which was also to be used for a cemetery. Other grave markers date as far back as the 1860s to the 1890s. Kennesaw is located in northwestern Cobb County, bordered by the city of Acworth to the northwest. Route 41 and State Route 3 pass through the city as Cobb Parkway, leading southeast 7 miles (11 km) to Marietta and northwest 17 miles (27 km) to Cartersville.
The court reasoned that the policy "was adopted for other legitimate reasons unrelated to the suppression of student expression." Though the trend among the courts seems to be in favor of uniforms, the policies will still face legal challenges.