ERIC Number: ED291683
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1987-Dec
Reference Count: N/A
State Efforts in Substance Abuse Education. OERI Bulletin.
Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC.
The survey discussed in this report was sent to State education agencies (SEA) and focuses primarily on their activities in providing both assistance and direction to local school districts concerning substance abuse education. Tables provide statistical information on: (1) existence of state requirements on substance abuse education, minimum curriculum standards, and teacher certification; (2) percent of states with various substance abuse education requirements, and source of requirement; (3) percent of states with a substance abuse education requirement that specify where substance abuse education should fit in the curriculum; (4) percent of states providing various forms of assistance regarding substance abuse education; (5) total, mean number of staff per million students, and mean number of staff per state with full-time or part-time responsibilities concerning substance abuse education; (6) mean expenditures per state and per student by state education agencies for substance abuse education; (7) percent of state education agencies reporting various degrees of coordination with state agencies and private groups; (8) collection of information by state education agencies on the extent of substance abuse among students; and (9) perceptions of SEA officials regarding changes in the last two years in the rate of student substance abuse. A sample copy of the survey instrument is included. (JD)
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Descriptive; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC.
Note: For related document, see SP 029 973.