January 30, 2015

Drug Testing

Testing

| 10/1/2004
11 of Florida's 67 county school districts have approved random drug testing. Five others are considering:
District/School Started Testing Pool To Be Tested
Taylor 2004 600 Undetermined
Polk(1) 2004 6,500 7,500(2)
Santa Rosa 1998 4,200 300
Marion 2004 4,000 1,200
Monroe 1999 8,500 1,200
Okeechobee 1998 300 Undetermined
Sebastian River H.S. 1996 600 100
Columbia County 2003 2,700 Undetermined
Osceola H.S. 2001 500 50
Nassau(3) 2004 1,000 Undetermined
Charlotte(3) 2004 2,000 200
Total 30,900 10,550

Considering: Hernando, Levy, St. Johns, St. Lucie, Sumter

(1) Polk also tested from 1996 to 2000
(2) Some students tested twice
(3) Charlotte and Nassau have approved in concept but won't begin until late 2004 or early 2005

Tags: Around Florida

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