ERIC Number: ED354427
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1992
Reference Count: N/A
Schools Free of Drugs and Violence. Questions and Answers on Reaching National Education Goal 6: "By the Year 2000, Every School in America Will be Free of Drugs and Violence and Will Offer a Disciplined Environment Conducive to Learning." Resource Document.
Department of Education, Washington, DC.
Questions and answers on reaching National Education Goal 6 are presented in this document. The six National Education goals for the year 2000 are stated, followed by the America 2000 strategy. The introduction briefly discusses substance abuse and school violence. The document presents questions and answers on these topics: (1) What is a drug-free school? (2) What is a violence-free school? (3) How can it be determined how severe the drug and violence problem is? (4) How can the use of drugs in school be prevented? (5) What should be included in the school's policy on violence and drugs? (6) Should the policy address alcohol and tobacco? (7) What do teachers need to know to combat alcohol and drug use and violent behavior? (8) How are students best taught about drugs and alcohol? (9) What role should parents play? (10) How should the community be involved? (11) Where can schools be found that have been successful in reducing drug use? (12) How can colleges and universities help? (13) What statistics are available on drug use, school crime, and violence among students? (14) What Federal resources are available for anti-drug and violence efforts? (15) Are there requirements to be met before receiving federal funds? and (16) How will schools measure progress in addressing Goal Six? An appendix lists schools recognized by the Drug-Free School Recognition Program and Regional Representatives of the Secretary of Education. (ABL)
Publication Type: Reports - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Department of Education, Washington, DC.