ERIC Number: ED467106
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2001
Reference Count: N/A
Drug Testing in Schools: An Effective Deterrent? Hearing before the Subcommittee on Criminal Justice, Drug Policy, and Human Resources of the Committee on Government Reform. House of Representatives, One Hundred Sixth Congress, Second Session (May 30, 2000).
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Government Reform.
This document presents testimonies from a hearing discussing the drug threat in the nations schools and the issue of whether drug testing is an effective deterrent. The subcommittee conducted the hearing as part of an effort to fully understand the nations drug crisis, how it impacts different parts of our nation, and what effective drug control efforts are under way. The hearing discusses what kind of drug treatment exists in New Orleans, and specifically addresses and examines local efforts to combat this problem in schools through the use of a drug testing program. Testifying before the subcommittee were a number of federal, regional, and local officials who are engaged in responding to the drug crisis and its consequences. The panelists included George Cazenavette, Special Agent in Charge, New Orleans Field Office, Drug Enforcement Administration; Major Pete Schneider, Counterdrug Coordinator, Louisiana National Guard; David Knight, Director, Gulf Coast HIDTA; Tony Soto, Deputy Director, Gulf Coast HIDTA; Harry Connick, district attorney, Orleans Parish, New Orleans, LA; Yvonne R. Gelpi, principal, De La Salle High School, New Orleans, LA; Aaron Middleberg, former student, De La Salle High School; and Rosemary Mumm, diversionary program director, Office of the District Attorney of New Orleans. Letters and statements submitted for the record are included. (GCP)
Descriptors: Drug Use Testing, Educational Environment, Elementary Secondary Education, Government Role, Hearings, Illegal Drug Use, Prevention, Program Effectiveness, Public Policy, Substance Abuse
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Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Government Reform.