ERIC Number: ED362827
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1993-Mar-31
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Hearing on the Reauthorization of the Drug Free Schools and Communities Act. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Select Education and Civil Rights of the Committee on Education and Labor, House of Representatives. One Hundred Third Congress, First Session.
This document presents prepared statements and witness testimonies from the first in a series of Congressional hearings regarding the reauthorization of the Drug Free Schools and Communities Act of 1986. The testimonies examine the progress made toward achieving the sixth of the national education goals which states, "By the year 2000 every school in America will be free of drugs and violence and will offer a disciplined environment conducive to learning." Opening statements were made by Representatives Owens, Barrett, Scott, Fawell, and Sawyer. continues to make general progress in its war against drugs, it still has a higher rate of illicit drug use than any other industrialized nation. Witnesses providing testimonies include: (1) Madeline Kunin, deputy secretary, U.S. Department of Education; (2) Eleanor Chelimsky, assistant comptroller general, Program Evaluation and Methodology, General Accounting Office; (3) Lloyd Johnston, program director of Survey Research Center, Institute for Social Research, University of Michigan; (4) Ronald Stephens, executive director, National School Safety Center, West Lake Village, California; (5) Henry Wood, chairman, National Drug Free Schools and Communities Steering Committee, Wilmington, Delaware; (6) Stephen Danish, professor and chair of the Psychology Department, director of Life Skills Center, Virginia Commonwealth University; and (7) William London, associate professor of Health Education, Kent State University, Kent, Ohio. (NB)
Descriptors: Drug Abuse, Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Legislation, Hearings, Prevention, School Role
U.S. Government Printing Office, Superintendent of Documents, Congressional Sales Office, Washington, DC 20402.
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
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Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Drug Free Schools and Communities Act 1986