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Schools Should Not Do Random Drug Tests, Experts Say

Reuters | Posted 05.29.2015 | Politics

By Kathryn Doyle (Reuters Health) - Schools should not be using random drug tests to catch or deter drug abusers, the American Academy...

Random Drug Testing of Students Sends the Wrong Message

Randy Turner | Posted 12.04.2012 | Education
Randy Turner

The good intentions of those who have formulated such policies across the U.S., including the school district where I teach, cannot be questioned. They know that drugs are a significant problem with today's youth. Random testing is not the answer.

Missouri School District To Begin Drug Testing Students

Posted 08.07.2012 | Education

About 80 percent of Maryville School District’s 700 middle and high school students will be subject to random drug testing this coming school year, ...

Rick Scott Signs Controversial Drug Testing Bill

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 03.20.2012 | Politics

Florida Governor Rick Scott (R) signed a controversial bill Monday allowing random drug testing of state workers. Scott signed the bill, which is l...

Drug Testing High Schoolers? Parents Say No Way

Posted 12.06.2011 | Chicago

Lake Zurich High School's proposal to randomly test students for drug use has angered a group of parents, who showed up to voice their opposition at a...

Aldermen Want Random Drug Tests For City Employees

Posted 08.09.2011 | Chicago

In the midst of Wednesday's City Council meeting, two members, powerful 14th Ward Alderman Edward Burke and 40th Ward Ald. Patrick O'Connor, introduce...

Laura Bassett

Kentucky Lawmaker: Drug Testing Welfare Recipients Would Save 'Millions And Millions'

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Kentucky state Rep. Lonnie Napier (R-Lancaster) has introduced a bill that would enforce random drug testing for all adult Kentuckians receiving welfa...