More teeth for FISD drug enforcement

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Parents spoke, and trustees listened.

The Fredericksburg Independent School District’s Board of Trustees adjusted the Student Drug Prevention Program on Monday night, and it will do most everything possible to deter the further use of drugs by students, institute more searches and testing, and have stronger consequences for positive tests.

Supt. Marc Williamson outlined the changes, which were recommended by trustees. It will take a while to institute these tougher measures into the district, but parents with children will realize the district has done what it legally can to lessen drug use and avert another tragedy.

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