ERIC Number: EJ745867
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2006
Reference Count: 18
Respect versus Surveillance: Drug Testing Our Students
Brendtro, Larry K.; Martin, Gordon A., Jr.
Reclaiming Children and Youth: The Journal of Strength-based Interventions, v15 n2 p75-81 Sum 2006
This launches a new periodic feature in Reclaiming Children and Youth. "Justice Alerts" examines current laws and policies against the twofold standards of solid science and moral values. This inaugural article explores the legal issues and political rhetoric surrounding random drug testing in schools and describes how science is being skewed to support special interests. Collaborating in this feature is Judge Gordon A. Martin, Jr. who is currently the senior practitioner member of the United States Coordinating Council on Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention. (Contains 4 notes.)
Descriptors: Drug Use Testing, Middle School Students, High School Students, Juvenile Justice, Moral Values, Rhetoric, Delinquency Prevention, Political Issues, Legal Responsibility, Student Rights
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: High Schools; Middle Schools
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Identifiers - Location: United States