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- Main Title Crime Prevention and Drug Education: The Legislative Mandate and its Implementation by the Texas Education Agency and Nineteen Texas School Districts
Author: Roberts, Ernest LarkinCreator Type: Personal
Chair: Huffstutler, E. V.Contributor Type: PersonalContributor Info: Major Professor
Committee Member: McCallon, Earl L.Contributor Type: PersonalContributor Info: Minor Professor
Committee Member: Bradley, R. C.Contributor Type: Personal
Name: North Texas State UniversityPlace of Publication: Denton, TexasAdditional Info: www.unt.edu
- Creation: 1974-05
- Content Description: The problem of this study is to determine the extent to which the Texas Education Agency and selected school districts have implemented the legislative provisions of House Bill 467, enacted by the Sixty-First Texas Legislature. No hypothesis is advanced. The purpose of the study is twofold: first, it describes the sequential development of the crime prevention and drug education program by the Texas Education Agency as mandated through House Bill 467; and second, it determines the current status of the crime prevention and drug education program in selected school districts through the use of a semi-structured personal interview with the individual assigned primary responsibility for coordination of the program in each of the nineteen school districts included in the study. It is the further purpose of this study to determine principal and teacher perceptions toward twenty-two factors related to drug abuse among students. This was accomplished through the use of a perception survey mailed to a random sample of 1,184 teachers and all 149 principals within the nineteen school districts participating in the study. This procedure resulted in the return of usable surveys by 804 teachers and 119 principals.
- Physical Description: 3, ix, 281 leaves: ill., map
- Keyword: House Bill 467
- Library of Congress Subject Headings: Drug abuse -- Study and teaching -- Texas.
- Library of Congress Subject Headings: Crime prevention -- Study and teaching -- Texas.
- Library of Congress Subject Headings: Youth -- Drug use -- Texas.
- Keyword: crime prevention programs
- Keyword: drug education programs
- Place Name: United States - Texas
Name: UNT Theses and DissertationsCode: UNTETD
Name: UNT LibrariesCode: UNT
- Rights Access: public
- Rights Holder: Roberts, Ernest Larkin
- Rights License: copyright
- Rights Statement: Copyright is held by the author, unless otherwise noted. All rights reserved.
- Thesis or Dissertation
- Call Number: 379 N81d no.817
- UNT Catalog No.: b1068434
- OCLC: 1313860
- Accession or Local Control No: 1002777552-Roberts
- Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc500514
- Academic Department: College of Education
- Degree Discipline: Administrative Leadership
- Degree Level: Doctoral
- Degree Name: Doctor of Education
- Degree Publication Type: disse
- Degree Grantor: North Texas State University