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Ringwalt, Chris; Bliss, Kappie – Journal of Drug Education, 2006
In this article we discuss the importance of the cultural tailoring (CT) of classroom-based prevention curricula to ensure their relevance to, and increase their receptivity by, racial and ethnic minority adolescent populations. Following a review of the pertinent literature, we develop an integrated model of CT that conceptualizes such…
Descriptors: Substance Abuse, Prevention, Curriculum Development, American Indians
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Scott, David M.; Friedli, David – Journal of Drug Education, 2002
Surveys school principals in rural and urban Nebraska schools to compare policies and procedures on school attendance, and to contrast the use of disciplinary procedures for attendance, violence, and substance abuse. Principals generally reported similar disciplinary actions for most problems. For recurrent offenses and serious problems,…
Descriptors: Attendance, Discipline Policy, Principals, Student Behavior
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Scott, David M.; And Others – Journal of Drug Education, 1994
This article describes a "system approach" training project which utilizes the formation and implementation of localized strategic (action) plans for targeting substance abuse prevention. Participants surveyed in the program reported positive attitudes about the program due to their training and their ability to resist substance abuse…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Alcohol Abuse, Children, Drinking