Presentation on theme: "Public Forum Dr. Allan Markley Random Student Drug Testing."— Presentation transcript:
Public Forum Dr. Allan Markley Random Student Drug Testing
The Think Tank Citizens Advisory Committee The CAC mission is to serve as an avenue of two-way communication with the C-2 Board of Education and the community, to be an active partner with and to advise the C-2 School District, and to achieve the most successful school system possible.
Past Achievements C-2 Mission and Vision Statement RQS Mission Statement: As a diverse, caring community, we will ensure all students the opportunity to develop a foundation that empowers them to create their future. New For Raytown Quality Schools: a unified learning community leading individuals to achieve the exceptional.
Process Research Data What Do We Know From Research? Legality Are We Going Above/Beyond The Law? Public Opinion What Do Our Parents/Students/Community Think?
Questions To Answer???? Do We Have A Problem? IS RSDT Legal? Does RSDT Reduce Drug Usage?
What We Know Raytown Is Not Immune 2010 Survey DESE (10 th Grade Students) Marijuana Use Raytown – 23.66% Used At Least Once Missouri – 16.33% Raytown – 51% Used In The Last Thirty Days Missouri – 51.8 % Inhalant Use Less Than 7% Raytown/Missouri
What We Know Raytown Is Not Immune 2010 Survey DESE (10 th Grade Students) Prescription Medication Raytown – 11% Used At Least Once Missouri – 10.94% Raytown – 63.33% Used In The Last Thirty Days Missouri – % Cocaine Less Than 2% Raytown/Missouri
What We Know Raytown Is Not Immune 2010 Survey DESE (10 th Grade Students) Hallucinogens (PCP, LCD) Less Than 3% Raytown/Missouri Methamphetamines Less Than 1.1% Raytown Less Than 1% Missouri Heroin Less Than 1% Raytown/Missouri
What We Know Raytown Is Not Immune 2010 Survey DESE (10 th Grade Students) Club Drugs (Ecstasy, X) Less Than 3% Raytown/Missouri Steroids Less Than 2% Raytown/Missouri
The Law Vernonia School District v. Wayne Acton (1995) What did the court say? Board of Education of Independent School District NO. 92 of Pottawatomie County v. Earls (2002) What did the court say? The United States Constitution 4 th Amendment 14 th Amendment
Who Would Be Tested? Grades 9-12 Extracurricular Activities Some Co-curricular Activities Parking Privileges Parent Request
Testing Procedure Employ Professional Testing Service Students Are Assigned A Number Testing Service Brings Selected Numbers To The School Students Are Called To Office Sample Is Given/Preliminary Test Conducted What If The Test Is Positive? How Are Parents Notified Of A Positive Test?
What Are We Looking For? Marijuana Heroin Inhalants Methamphetamine Club Drugs Hallucinogens Prescription Medication We Can Add Or Subtract At Anytime
How Many Tests/Cost? 100 Tests/Month $17 - $25 Per Test Annual Cost $22,500 Cost Will Increase As The Test Is Enhanced
Will It Work? Research The Big Questions Participation? What About Alcohol? What About Staff Testing?
Discipline First Offense Second Offense Third Offense