H.Res.459 - Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives with respect to promoting the use of proven academic and classroom-management solutions for problems of behavior, attention, and learning in school children.106th Congress (1999-2000)
||Rep. Schaffer, Bob [R-CO-4] (Introduced 04/04/2000)
||House - Education and the Workforce
||05/17/2000 Referred to the Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Youth and Families. (All Actions)
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Expresses the sense of the House of Representatives that the Congress should: (1) exercise its oversight responsibilities and conduct hearings concerning the provision for school children of prescriptions for psychotropic drugs; (2) recommend that the National Academy of Sciences study the effects of such drugs on children's academic achievement and behavior; (3) acknowledge State and local education agency efforts, and support their conclusions and resolutions, regarding the prevalence among school children of such drugs and the growing crisis of classroom management; (4) encourage school personnel to use proven academic and classroom-management solutions for problems of behavior, attention, and learning difficulties; and (5) urge greater communication between and education of parents, educators, and medical professionals regarding the effects of such drugs on children's academic achievement and behavior and regarding the ability to provide a successful, safe, and civil learning environment.