Jerry Otero

We Need to Just Say No to Random Student Drug Testing

Trust between teenagers and adults is essential if students are to make optimal use of the educational and social opportunities before them. That’s one reason I am vehemently opposed to Random Student Drug Testing (RSDT) and zero-tolerance policies, both of which erode the confidence required for young people to meaningfully engage with the adults who can most help them.

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New Research Shows That Teen Marijuana Use Is Declining

As laws prohibiting marijuana become less punitive, the question, “What about the kids?” becomes more pressing to parents and other adults.

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