The scheme concocted by the pharmaceutical industry and pushed forward by the Bush administration to screen the entire nation's public school population for mental illness and treat them with controversial drugs was already setting off alarms among parents all across the country. But in the state of Indiana, the alarm just got louder.More evidence that the schools have too much money. They should not be doing stuff like this.
Tax payers had better get out their check books because school taxes are about to go up as the law suits against school boards start mounting over the TeenScreen depression survey being administered to children in the school.
The first notice of intent to sue was filed this month in Indiana by Michael and Teresa Rhoades who were outraged when they learned their daughter had been given a psychological test at school without their consent.
In December 2004, their daughter came home from school and said she had been diagnosed with an obsessive compulsive and social anxiety disorder after taking the TeenScreen survey.
Teresa Rhoades always viewed her daughter as a happy normal teenager. ?I was absolutely outraged that my daughter was told she had these two conditions based off a computer test,? said Rhoades.
Friday, September 02, 2005
TeenScreen - The Law Suits Begin
Evelyn Pringle writes: