Drug Testing in Schools Does Not Deter Drug Abuse

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http://www.nytimes.com/2003/05/17/national/17DRUG.html?pagewanted=print&position= Drug testing in schools does not deter student drug use any more than doing no screening at all, the first large-scale national study has found, the New York Times reports. The U.S. Supreme Court has twice empowered schools to test for drugs, first among student athletes in 1995, then last year for those in other extracurricular activities. Both times, it cited the role that screening plays in combating . . .

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