Teachers tell of drugs use.MANY schools can expect to deal with at least one case of pupils taking or dealing illegal drugs each year, a Warwick Warwick, town and district, England
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While only one teacher in 100 reported discovering children in possession of controlled chemicals at least every week, one in 50 said it occurred once a month and more than 12per cent of those questioned said it happened once a year.
With another 8per cent uncovering cases of dealing at least annually, the National Union of Teachers, which commissioned the survey, said that while most schools remained drug-free "safe havens Safe Havens is a comic strip drawn by cartoonist Bill Holbrook and syndicated by King Features Syndicate. Started in 1988, the strip is currently published in more than 50 newspapers. ", they could not afford to be complacent com·pla·cent
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The survey covered 2,575 teachers working in 1,978 schools, of which 1,621 were primary and 357 secondary.
They were in 13 education authorities in England and Wales England and Wales are both constituent countries of the United Kingdom, that together share a single legal system: English law. Legislatively, England and Wales are treated as a single unit (see State (law)) for the conflict of laws. , spread over urban and suburban schools serving both poor and affluent communities.