ERIC Number: ED349681
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1992
Reference Count: N/A
Drug-Free School Zones: Taking Charge.
Thomas, Carol F.
Information for planning and implementing drug-free school zones within a broader school-community prevention and intervention program is provided in this guidebook. The first section provides background information on drug-free school zone legislation and common elements of drug-free school zones. The risk and protective factors for alcohol and other drug (AOD) use are also discussed. The second section outlines steps for planning drug-free school zones, suggestions include coalition-building, mobilizing the community, creating a shared vision, and evaluating results. Specific strategies for enactment by the school, community, and law enforcement agencies are described in the third section. Section 4 offers suggestions for sharing successes, describing some of the successful models and providing an annotated list of other resources. Five tables and six checklists are included. Appendices contain a literature review of AOD prevention programs and strategies and a "Sharing Your Success" recommendation form. (Contains 44 references.) (LMI)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Department of Education, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Western Regional Center for Drug-Free Schools and Communities, Portland, OR.