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As a Veteran they are also NOW calling Veterans in to be reevaluated so their benefits can be reduced. This is a very shady way of doing things to people like myself who loved our country enough to volunteer ! Who do we speak to about that?6 months ago
I hate to sound nieve....these are high school students we are speaking of, right? Where is the parent involvement?
Here is what I know...if you get caught in a Mesa school say..drinking, the district suspends you and disallows you from returning to school until the student AND his/her parent take part in an awareness class about substance and alcohol abuse. If this is a drug, that means to my understanding as a mother of high school students, not allowed on campus.
So the district needs to add these synthetic drugs to their list of "drugs" that students face a penalty over if they are caught in the possession of or under the influence of. If you say it's impossible for parents to be vigilant about their kids actions while in school? I will tell you that you are full of it...I know a lot of parents that are including myself!
Once a parent is REQUIRED to attend these classes with their children under the threat that they are not allowed in school until they complete mandated classes...it becomes a different story. The class is presented as a rude awakening and I remember some of the parents who claimed their child was being verbally abused after the instructor dismissed them for their swagging pants or inability to articulate where to write their names on lines.
Shoot, I remember seeing a girl in that class as young as a 5th grade in the posession of marijuana laced with LSD! . Her Mom claimed she didnt know a thing...than again a father of one of the girls who was busted right alongside my daughter blamed my daughter claiming his darling daughter "would NEVER do something like that"....PUHHHLLLLLEEZE! Kids are kids...but we as parents need to step up so our children dont become a statistc that Mr. McClellan factually speaks of.
Ok, so Eddie Farnsworth shot it down...as a parent of a student who was busted drinking Rum on campus...enough parents should be able to go to the school board and ask that this is added to the "drug" list. Any parent can speak to the Board...it just takes a little effort and involvement in your child's life! You're there to be a parent not to be their friend...
Synthetic or Organic..the case in point is that there is no place for drugs on campus! Dont get me started on cigarettes... 6 months ago