To pee or not to pee
By Chris Elliott
September 21, 2009
I'm confused. Is the current drug testing policy, the one in
place in the Ketchikan School District, unconstitutional? What
about Acton v. Vernonia? Is it lawful to drug test students
who participate in extracurricular activities? My suggestion
or recommendation that parents and teachers work together on
a plan for selective or suspicion-based drug testing was just
that. Perhaps it wasn t as clear as it could have been, but
I was envisioning a voluntary, confidential program. My whole
point was that it should not be punitive. In addition, I would
strongly disagree that the only information teachers have is
gossip picked up in the hallways.
I am surprised that my suggestion resulted in such a vehement
reaction (curb stomping Justices?). If the status quo is working
for everyone, fine. If not, any suggestions?
About: "Apparently, I'm
some kind of right-wing tyrant bent on depriving children of
Received September 18, 2009
- Published September 21, 2009
Pee or Not to Pee By Evan Bolling
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