ERIC Number: ED317887
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1989-Jul-26
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Educating America's Youth against Drugs: Federal Drug Abuse Education Strategy. Hearing before the Select Committee on Narcotics Abuse and Control. House of Representatives, One Hundred First Congress, First Session.
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Select Committee on Narcotics Abuse and Control.
This document presents witness testimony and prepared statements from the Congressional hearing held to review the federal drug abuse education strategy for educating American youth against drugs. Opening statements are included from presiding Congressman Charles Rangel and from Representatives Lawrence Coughlin, James Scheuer, Nita Lowey, Benjamin Gilman, and Bill Paxon. Testimonies are provided from these witnesses: (1) Lauro Cavazos, Secretary of Education; (2) Dick Hays, director for the Drug Abuse Prevention Oversight Staff in the Office of the Secretary of Education; (3) Laurey Stryker, the assistant commissioner of education for the Florida Department of Education; (4) William McCord, director of the Commission on Alcohol and Drug Abuse for the state of South Carolina and a member of the National Association of State Alcohol and Drug Abuse Directors; and (5) Edward Zubrow, the special assistant to the superintendent of the Philadelphia (Pennsylvania) Public Schools, on behalf of the Council of Great City Schools. Secretary Cavazos reviews accomplishments of the Department of Education drug and alcohol prevention strategy and discusses new initiatives of the Department. He notes that the Department of Education supports efforts by states and local communities by providing leadership, disseminating information, and providing technical and financial assistance. Each of these areas is covered in Secretary Cavazos' statement. (NB)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Alcohol Education, Children, Drug Abuse, Drug Education, Federal Government, Government Role, Hearings, Prevention
Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Congressional Sales Office, Washington, DC 20402.
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
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Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Select Committee on Narcotics Abuse and Control.