Kansas City school to implement new drug use program

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KANSAS CITY, MO – A new drug policy is putting many Kansas City area high students in line for random drug testing. The district says it’s seen a major spike in student drug use, and now they have a plan to stop it.

Any student involved in extracurricular activities or parks on school property will be entered into a pool to be tested. Each student at Excelsior High School will be assigned a number and a company will pull those numbers at random.

If they test positive, they face a 30 day suspension from all school activities and parking.

Parents do have the option to take their kids out of the drug pool, but once entered, they must stay there all year long.