Is random drug testing an effective means to deterring drug use?
First of all the cost for drug testing is way to high for how ineffective it is and the poor condition our economy is in. Studies have shown that not only has there not been a change in the amount of kids doing drugs in schools that have already have this program in place, in some cases it has an opposite effect and kids are doing them more often.
Second kids are very smart these days and are finding many ways to alter the results of tests. Another thing that is common is that kids will turn to alcohol or cocaine because they leave the body much quicker than marijuana would.
Not only this if the child has been in trouble many times for even drugs that leave body in a day or two, they are turning to such things as airdusters ,that wont show up at all, which could be fatal on the first use, restricting air to the brain. That is not responsible of these schools.
If you have to test then why not test for everything. Its one thing to test someone at a job, because they are getting paid to be there.
Kids are required by law to go to school, with a system like this, what are we teaching our kids about privacy and rightsI do not believe that drug testing should be mandatory. I believe if a person is capable of functioning in society while on drugs, then they shouldn't be bothered with drug tests.
If an employee, athlete, or client has issues that impede their ability to function in society, then maybe a drug test can be warranted.
Express your views and opinions about whether or not mandatory drug testing should be required for high school students. DEBATES. OPINIONS but this isn't the debate.
First of all the cost for drug testing is way to high for how ineffective it is and the poor condition our economy is in. Studies have shown that not only has there not been a. The subject of drug testing in the workplace is a controversial one for businesses.
Many arguments exist supporting both sides of the debate. Some business owners feel they have every right to. Deterring drug use is the main objective of random drug testing.
The purpose of random drug testing is not so much to catch offenders but to prevent all students from offending in the first place. The Effectiveness of Mandatory-Random Student Drug Testing.
Students involved in extracurricular activities and subject to in-school drug testing reported less substance use than comparable students in high schools without drug testing, according to a new evaluation released today by the Institute of Education Sciences.
Deterring drug use is the main objective of random drug testing. The purpose of random drug testing is not so much to catch offenders but to prevent all students from offending in the first place.