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Today in Dallas the Office of National Drug Control Policy is holding the first of four "summits" aimed at encouraging random drug testing of students. "Because of its success in the schools that have tried it, more and more schools are adding random student drug testing to their existing drug prevention programs," says ONDCP Director John Walters.

It's not clear how Walters defines success. As the Drug Policy Alliance and the ACLU note, "The first large-scale national study on student drug testing found no difference in rates of drug use between schools that have drug testing programs and those that do not."