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Drug tests galore.

El Dorado, Kan., is getting real serious about random drug screening for all middle and high school students participating in--or even just attending--any extracurricular activity. That includes sports, clubs, field trips and school plays. Those who don't sign consent forms cannot attend games, go to school dances, join a club or park their car on school property. The American Civil Liberties Union of Kansas and Western Missouri doesn't much like the policy and questions the constitutionality of the practice. But 16-year-old softball player Lauren Roedel says, "I don't have a problem with it, because I don't do drugs."
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Title Annotation:drug screening of middle and high school students
Publication:State Legislatures
Article Type:Brief article
Geographic Code:1USA
Date:Dec 1, 2006
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