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NC teacher charged for prescription drug sales at high school

Posted by on April 10, 2012

A 31-year-old high school English teacher in Gaston, North Carolina, was fired from her job and arrested for allegedly running a prescription drug ring targeting students at the school, according to a March 30 Gaston Gazette news story. The School Resource Officer (SRO) investigated following an anonymous tip. Police say the teacher allegedly provided a […]

Gangs and Drugs in More Than 25% of Public Schools, Survey Says

Posted by on August 22, 2010

Twenty-seven percent of public school students ages 12 to 17 say that their school has both gangs and drugs (drugs are used, kept or sold on school grounds), according to the National Survey of American Attitudes on Substance Abuse XV: Teens and Parents, the 15th annual back-to-school survey conducted by The National Center on Addiction […]