ERIC Number: ED341752
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1991-Sep
Urban Profiles in Prevention: A Descriptive Summary of Prevention Programs in Urban School Districts in the Western Region.
Western Center for Drug-Free Schools and Communities.
This document describes 18 drug use prevention progams in metropolitan urban school districts in the following seven western states: (1) California; (2) Hawaii; (3) Idaho; (4) Montana; (5) Nevada; (6) Oregon; and (7) Washington. Each description outlines the level of commitment of each urban district, abilities within each program to collaborate with surrounding communities and multiple agencies, and ongoing efforts to assess and evaluate the progress of their efforts. The 18 programs include the following: (1) Berkeley (California) Unified School District (USD); (2) Fresno (California) USD; (3) Long Beach (California) USD; (4) Los Angeles (California) USD; (5) Oakland (California) USD; (6) Sacramento City (California) USD; (7) San Diego (California) USD; (8) San Francisco (California) USD; (9) San Jose (California) USD; (10) Hawaii State Department of Education; (11) Boise (Idaho) Public School District; (12) Billings (Montana) Public Schools; (13) Great Falls (Montana) Public Schools; (14) Clark County Nevada School District; (15) Washoe County Nevada School District; (16) Portland (Oregon) Public Schools; (17) Seattle (Washington) Public School District; and (18) Spokane (Washington) Public Schools. Also included is a list of Metro AOD (Alcohol and Other Drugs) coordinators. (JB)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Policymakers; Researchers
Sponsor: Department of Education, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Western Center for Drug-Free Schools and Communities.