ERIC Number: ED339936
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1991-Sep-13
Reference Count: N/A
Drug-Exposed Kids: A Crisis in America's Schools. Hearing before the Select Committee on Narcotics Abuse and Control, House of Representatives. One Hundred Second Congress, First Session.
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Select Committee on Narcotics Abuse and Control.
This report of a congressional hearing presents information on children exposed to drugs prenatally and their later educational problems. The document begins with an opening statement and a prepared statement from Representative Charles B. Rangel. Testimony and prepared statements from the following witnesses are included: (1) Evelyn Davis, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Department of Pediatrics and Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Harlem Hospital Center; (2) Charlie Knight, Superintendent, Ravenswood City School District, East Palo Alto, California; (3) Diane Powell, Director, Project DAISY, District of Columbia Public Schools; (4) P. Michael Timpane, President, Teachers College, Columbia University, New York, New York; (5) Robert Chase, Vice President, National Education Association; (6) Elaine M. Johnson, Director, Office for Substance Abuse Prevention, Alcohol, Drug Abuse, and Mental Health Administration, Public Health Service, Department of Health and Human Services; and (7) Beny J. Primm, Associate Administrator for Treatment Improvement, Alcohol, Drug Abuse, and Mental Health Administration, Public Health Service, Department of Health and Human Services. The appendix includes a statement by Representative Jim Ramstad on the problems of drug-exposed children. (ABL)
Descriptors: Children, Drug Abuse, Elementary School Students, Elementary Secondary Education, Hearings, Parent Child Relationship, Pregnancy, Prenatal Influences, Secondary School Students, Substance Abuse
Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Congressional Sales Office, Washington, DC 20402.
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Select Committee on Narcotics Abuse and Control.