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Mon Sep 9, 2019, 01:39 AM

School Districts Double Down On Drug Testing, Targeting Even Middle Schoolers

FORT SCOTT, Kansas Thirteen-year-old Aura Brillhart and her 11-year-old sister, Morgan, will face a new sort of test in school this year: a drug test.

The middle and high schools in their community of Fort Scott, Kansas, are among the latest to require random drug testing of students who want to participate in sports, clubs, dances or any other extracurricular activities.

I hate that its even an issue for us to have to address, said their mom, Jody Hoener. But putting our heads in the sand isnt going to make things any better.

Fort Scott and the Bushland Independent School District near Amarillo, Texas, join the growing number of communities across America testing kids as young as 11 for illicit drug use.

Read more: https://www.kcur.org/post/school-districts-double-down-drug-testing-targeting-even-middle-schoolers#stream/0

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safeinOhio Sep 9 #1

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Mon Sep 9, 2019, 07:48 AM

1. All Board members and administrators need to be tested so

they can understand the term "False Positive Results".

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