Combating Drugs in Public Schools

The session began with the Pledge of Allegiance and the singing of the National Anthem led by Girl Scout Troop 5462. U.S. Department of… read more

The session began with the Pledge of Allegiance and the singing of the National Anthem led by Girl Scout Troop 5462. U.S. Department of Education officials offered opening remarks on the topic, “Celebrating 20 Years of Collaboration to Make Schools Safe, Healthy and Drug-Free: Reflecting on the Past and Looking Ahead.” Topics included literacy, federal drug laws, health education, discipline, safety vs. privacy, and new approaches for combating drugs in public schools. 

Ms. Woodruff, Mr. Keeter, and Mr. Lopez gave a presentation showing how children and youth have changed in the past 20 years. They used statistics, charts, and video clips. Topics included race, ethnicity, crime, and dropout rates. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Program ID:
200285-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Aug 13, 2007
Last Aired:
Aug 20, 2007

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  • Aug 13, 2007 | 12:31pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 14, 2007 | 4:47am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 20, 2007 | 11:33pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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