How does random drug testing prevent drug use in schools?

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How does random drug testing prevent drug use in schools? by Mind Map: How does random drug testing prevent drug use in  schools?

1. Random drug testing is ineffective for preventing drug use in schools.

1.1. Teens have the mind set that they wont be caught.

1.1.1. In school drug users have the mind set of " But teens are notorious for assuming that nothing bad will happen to them." (O'Malley).

1.1.1.1. I think that random school drug testing could be effective in some kids, but for most people they do not fear the temporary consequences of being caught.

1.1.2. Although kids don't fear being caught "A student who chooses to do drugs already has more than a random chance of getting caught—adults are everywhere in this world." (O'Malley).

1.1.2.1. Teens don't stop drug use because they don't care if they get caught. They think it will never happen to them.

1.2. Random drug testing is ineffective because it does not effect the students participating in drug activity in a way to make them stop

1.3. Most Students that complete 12th grade have reported using drugs or participating in drug related activity's.

1.3.1. A study showed "In schools that randomly tested students, 12th-graders were more likely to smoke marijuana" (Johnson).

1.3.1.1. The longer kids have been in high school the more likely they will try drugs, because they are more comfortable around others and in schools.

1.3.2. The researchers controlled for various surveys and found "Across the board that drug testing was ineffective; there was no statistically significant difference in the number of users at a school that tested for drugs and a similar school that didn't." (Michigan university)

1.3.2.1. i think that the surveys they did in different schools were similar because the kids in the schools are around the same ages and act alike.

2. Random drug testing is effective for preventing drug use in schools.

2.1. Random drug testing makes students fear being caught and prevents drug use.

2.1.1. The effects of random drug testing shows "no evidence of a negative impact of the prevention program upon the classroom" (Indiana high schools).

2.1.1.1. I think that random school drug testing is worth trying in schools because it could get kids attention that drugs are bad, and they stop.

2.1.2. Student drug users fear being kicked out of their activity that they stop drug use. "It seems like common sense that if students are warned they could be caught getting high any day in school, they'd be less likely to risk it." (Califano).

2.1.2.1. I believe that kids would fear being caught because they do not to loose their privileges

2.2. Random drug testing is effective for preventing drug use because it makes kids fear being caught with drugs in their system.

2.3. Random drug testing makes drugs less available to students.

2.3.1. If students do not have access to drugs they can not use them. "Availability is the mother of use. We really are putting an enormous number of 12 to 17 year olds at risk to drug use." (CASA).

2.3.1.1. The age groups between kids are more at risk to use drugs because they have most likely been around it longer.

2.3.2. Results of random drug testing shows "Student drug use had decreased since their RSDT program began" (Indiana high schools).

2.3.2.1. I think that ransom drug testing would be effective to prevent drug use in high schools.