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High School To Collect Studentsí Hair For Mandatory Drug Testing
KMOX ^ | January 30, 2013 | Staff

Posted on 02/02/2013 7:59:46 AM PST by Mozilla

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (CBS St. Louis) — A Kansas City high school will begin collecting hair from students to conduct mandatory drug tests.

KSHB-TV reports that Rockhurst High School will start the random drug testing during the 2013-14 school year.

“Our point is, if we do encounter a student who has made some bad decisions with drugs or alcohol, we will be able to intervene, get the parents involved, get him help if necessary, and then help him get back on a path of better decision making, healthier choices for his life,” Rockhurst Principal Greg Harkness told KSHB-TV.

The school will collect 60 strands of hair from the student and test for several types of drugs, including marijuana and cocaine. If a student comes back with a positive drug test, that student will have 90 days to get drug-free. KSHB-TV reports the file will be destroyed for a student who tests positive after graduation and colleges and universities will never know about the failed test.

(Excerpt) Read more at stlouis.cbslocal.com ...


TOPICS: Culture/Society; Extended News; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: america; bigbrother; healthcare; kansascity
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To: shoedog

And it’s the rich kids that can afford the good drugs. Private school students are a lot like preachers’ kis.


21 posted on 02/02/2013 10:45:37 AM PST by goodwithagun (My gun has killed fewer people than Ted Kennedy's car.)
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To: Mozilla

So much for human dignity.


22 posted on 02/02/2013 11:29:23 AM PST by jacknhoo (Luke 12:51. Think ye, that I am come to give peace on earth? I tell you, no; but separation.)
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To: Mozilla

Simple solution: shave your head. The school would have to institute a ‘minimum hair length’.


23 posted on 02/02/2013 1:17:39 PM PST by zeugma (Those of us who work for a living are outnumbered by those who vote for a living.)
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