The Tuscaloosa City Board of Education is set to vote on a new school guest and volunteer policy that would require visitors at Tuscaloosa City Schools to undergo a sex offender registry check.
The Tuscaloosa News reports (http://bit.ly/14HGBqi ) that the proposal up for a vote Tuesday would also require that some volunteers be subject to a full criminal background check before they can work with students.
Officials in Tuscaloosa City Schools are considering a policy to randomly test students for drugs.
Mike Daria, assistant superintendent of general administration, told the Tuscaloosa City Board of Education on Tuesday that he and several other administrators have been in talks with high school principals about creating a random drug testing policy for students in middle and high school.
The Tuscaloosa News reports (http://bit.ly/YF22Io) that creation of the policy is in its early stages.