The Jeff Ward Show

Blog > The Jeff Ward Show > Kansas school district begins drug testing...with a twist...

Kansas school district begins drug testing...with a twist...

_____________________________________________________________

District begins drug testing for extracurricular activities

Associated Press

O'FALLON, Mo. - Students in extracurricular activities in the suburban St. Louis Francis Howell School District begin mandatory drug testing this week.

More than 4,000 students, or about two-thirds of the district, will be in the first mandatory pool to take random urine tests for illicit substances, including marijuana, cocaine and Ecstasy. Some student-athletes will be tested for steroids.

All students in extracurricular activities are required to be randomly tested. The school board in St. Charles County approved the policy in June to require testing for any student with a parking permit as well. Parents can also choose to put their students on the testing pool list for middle school and high school students.

Middle school students in the district will begin voluntary random testing next month.

LINK TO FULL STORY

The Jeff Ward Show

No one was surprised a bit by any of it. No one. Not by the United States Department of Justice on Wednesday...
No one was surprised a bit by any of it. No one. Not by the United States Department of Justice on Wednesday...
WACO, TX (KTRK) --One of nine bikers killed at a shootout outside a Texas restaurant was a Vietnam veteran and...
Kansas is taking a storm of criticism over its new policy strictly limiting ATM withdrawals for welfare recipients...
Josh Duggar, a star in TLC's "19 Kids and Counting" who has been under fire after a report came out that he...