Grants Fund Student Drug Testing Programs

Source: NCJRS Justice Information, 12:2, 11/15/2006

The U.S. Department of Education and ONDCP announce awards totaling $8.6 million in federal grants for schools to implement random student drug testing programs. Drug testing emphasizes early intervention, treatment, community action, and prevention efforts in keeping youth away from the damaging effects of drugs.

See also:
The original ONDCP 10/2/200 Press Release
Student Drug Testing: Compassion or Punishment? JTO Online, 2/6/2006.
PRO: ONDCP’s Random Student Drug Testing site.
CON: Drug Policy Alliance’s Drug Testing Fails Our Youth site.

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