The White House’s Office of National Drug Control Policy and the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Safe and Drug Free Schools have awarded 49 schools and school districts with more than $3 million to implement random student drug-testing programs. Recipients include the following:
Alabama: Gadsden City Board of Education, Gladsen; Franklin County Schools, Russellville; Andalusia City Schools, Andalusia.
Arizona: Casa Grande Union High School District, Casa Grande.
Colorado: School District 1, Denver.
California: William S. Hart Union High School District, Santa Clarita; Shasta Union High School District, Redding.
Florida: School District of Manatee County, Bradenton.
Illinois: Marian Catholic High School, Chicago Heights.
Indiana: School City of Hobart, Hobart.
Louisiana: Natchitoches Parish School District, Natchitoches.
Mississippi: Amory City Schools, Amory; Rankin County School District, Brandon; Noxubee County School District, Macon; George County School District, Lucedale.
Nevada: Clark County School District, Las Vegas.
New Jersey: Brick Township Public School, Brick; Hillsborough Township School District, Hillsborough; River Dell Regional High School, Oradell.
North Carolina: Currituck County Schools, Currituck.
Ohio: Heath City Schools, Heath; Pleasant Local School District, Marion; North College Hill City School, Cincinnati.
Oklahoma: Harrah Public Schools, Harrah; Tahlequah Public Schools, Tahlequah.
Pennsylvania: Franklin Towne Charter High School, Philadelphia; North Schuylkill School District, Ashland.
Texas: Eagle Mountain-Saginaw ISD, Fort Worth; Victoria Independent School District, Victoria; Woodsboro Independent School District, Woodsboro; Galena Park Independent School District, Galena Park; Diboll Independent School District, Diboll; Pleasanton Independent School District, Pleasanton.
Utah: Cache County School District, Logan.
2008 Technology for Teaching
Hewlett Packard, a Palo Alto, Calif.-based software company, has awarded $4.1 million through the 2008 Technology for Teaching Grant to 110 recipients in K-12 schools. The grants are designed to assist schools serving low-income populations and establish science, engineering, and mathematics programs. Recipients include the following:
Alabama: Aliceville High School, Aliceville.
Arkansas: Huntsville Intermediate School, Huntsville.
Arizona: Flagstaff Middle School, Flagstaff.
California: Clover Avenue Elementary School, Los Angeles; Cucamonga Elementary School, Rancho Cucamonga; Fairmont Charter School, Vacaville; Francisco Middle School, San Francisco; High Tech High Los Angeles, Lake Balboa; Kroc Middle School, San Diego; Luther Burbank High School, Sacramento; Mountain Shadows Middle School, Nuevo; Mira Loma High School, Sacramento; Rio Vista Elementary School, Canyon Country; Vintage Parkway Elementary School, Oakley; Winston Churchill Middle School, Carmichael.
Colorado: Adams City High School, Commerce City; Barone Middle School, Meeker; Carmody Middle School, Lakewood.
Connecticut: E. O. Smith High School, Storrs.
Florida: Indian River Elementary, Edgewater; Margate Middle School, Margate; Port Salerno Elementary, Stuart.
Georgia: Eastside Elementary, Senoia; Ed S. Cook Elementary School, Atlanta; Ficquett Elementary School, Covington; Hartwell Elementary School, Hartwell; John Johnson Elementary, Bainbridge; Memorial Drive Elementary, Waycross; Veterans Memorial Middle School, Covington; Villa Rica Middle School, Temple.
Idaho: Madison High School, Rexburg.
Illinois: Ames Middle School, Chicago; Rockford Environmental Science Academy, Rockford.
Indiana: George Rogers Clark Middle School, Vincennes.
Iowa: Clarke College, Dubuque; Clear Creek Amana Middle School, Middle Amana; Wilson Elementary School, Ottumwa.
Kansas: Ogden Elementary School, Ogden; Royal Valley Middle School, Mayetta.
Kentucky: Fallsburg Elementary School, Louisa.
Louisiana: Central Lafourche High School, Raceland.
Massachusetts: Ipswich Middle School, Ipswich; Lynn English High School, Lynn; University Preparatory Academy Elementary School, Detroit; Washington Middle School, Calumet.
Minnesota: Bertha-Hewitt School, ISD 786, Bertha; Dassel-Cokato Middle School, Cokato; Vermilion Community College, Ely.
Mississippi: Key Elementary, Jackson; Tylertown Lower Elementary, Tylertown.
Missouri: Heber Hunt Elementary School, Sedalia; Matthews Elementary School, Sikeston.
Nevada: Twin Lakes Elementary School, Las Vegas.
New Hampshire: Henry Wilson Elementary School, Manchester.
New Jersey: Camden County College, Blackwood; Port Monmouth Road School, Keansburg; Weymouth Township Elementary School, Dorothy.
New Mexico: Sonoma Elementary School, Las Cruces.
New York: DeWitt Clinton High School, Bronx; Frederick Douglass Academy V, Bronx; General Herkimer Elementary School, Utica; Grover Cleveland High School, Ridgewood; Mount Pleasant Cottage School, Pleasantville; New Day Academy, Bronx; Newark Valley Middle School, Newark Valley; P138M at Park West, New York; P721X-Stephen D. McSweeney OTC, Bronx; PS 9: The Ryer Avenue Elementary School, Bronx; PS 16: Queens, Corona; PS 122: Mamie Fay School, Queens; Red Creek Central High School, Red Creek; Sharon Springs Central School, Sharon Springs; Steinway Intermediate School 141, Astoria; Twin Parks Upper School/I.S. 129X, Bronx; Volney Elementary School, Fulton.
North Carolina: CamTech High School, Camden; R.J. Reynolds High School, Winston-Salem; Richmond Primary School, Hamlet.
Ohio: Antwerp High School, Middle School, Elementary School, Antwerp; Crestwood High School, Mantua; Canterbury Elementary School, Cleveland Heights; Clinton Elementary School, Columbus; Huy Gladstone Elementary, Columbus; Noble Elementary School, Cleveland Heights; Phillips Elementary School, Marietta; West Mound Elementary, Columbus.
Oregon: Hood River Valley Center for Alternative Learning, Hood River; Hosford Middle School, Portland. Pennsylvania: Bedford Elementary School, Bedford; Burgettstown Area Middle/High School, Burgettstown; Propel Charter School-McKeesport, McKeesport.
Puerto Rico: Jose C. Rosario, Isabela.
Rhode Island: Carl G. Lauro Elementary School, Providence.
South Carolina: Hillcrest Middle School, Dalzell; Lugoff Elementary School, Lugoff.
Tennessee: Mt. View Elementary School, Etowah.
Texas: Bethune Academy, Houston; Bill Worsham Elementary, Houston; Bob Lewis Elementary, San Antonio; Cathey Middle School, McAllen; LaCoste Elementary School, LaCoste; Lakeside 5th Grade Learning Center, Plainview; Mabank High School, Mabank; Pasadena Memorial High School, Pasadena; Shotwell Academy, Houston; W.T. White High School, Dallas.
Utah: Centerville Elementary, Centerville.
Vermont: Fisher Elementary School, Arlington; Williamstown High School, Williamston.
Washington: Oak Harbor High School, Oak Harbor.
West Virginia: Keyser High School, Keyser; Petersburg Elementary School, Petersburg; Poca High School, Poca.