VHS Exploring Drug Testing For Athletes

| April 30, 2013

science test tubesThe Valdosta City School Board is weighing a measure that would drug-test athletes at the school. Board member Bill Love is spearheading the campaign following what he called a ‘request from the athletic department.’

If passed, the testing would encompass not only street drugs, but also performance-enhancing like steroids. The superintendent’s office is now exploring how well other schools’ testing program works- that report is expected to be completed prior to the board’s May meeting.

If implemented, it could go into effect as early as next school year.

Read more from WCTV here.

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