Parents of students at Groveport Madison Schools are posing a simple question about the district’s new random drug testing policy for students: If students are tested for drugs, then why not teachers?

District officials, however, have refused to discuss the drug testing with local media stations, and instead issued a lame reasoning for the new random drug testing policy implemented this year for all students seventh grade and above who want to participate in extracurricular activities, reports.

The policy, according to a school statement, is “to provide for the safety of all students and to undermine the effects of peer pressure by providing a legitimate reason for students to refuse to use alcohol and illicit substances,” according to the news station.

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