Wednesday, December 3, 2008

Court to Rule on Drug Testing for Teachers

RALEIGH — A state appeals court will decide whether Graham County Schools can subject teachers and other employees to random tests for drug and alcohol use. Three judges heard arguments Monday in a challenge by a Robbinsville High School teacher that has held up the start of the random tests. The district continues to test employees upon hiring or suspicion of drug use under an old policy that seemed to at least one judge to be enough protection.

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