Drug and Violence Prevention [Education] Law and Legal Definition

Pursuant to 20 USCS § 7161 (3) [Title 20. Education; Chapter 70. Strengthening and Improvement of Elementary and Secondary Schools; 21st Century Schools; Safe and Drug-Free Schools and Communities; General Provisions], the term drug and violence prevention means--

“(A) with respect to drugs, prevention, early intervention, rehabilitation referral, or education related to the illegal use of drugs;

(B) with respect to violence, the promotion of school safety, such that students and school personnel are free from violent and disruptive acts, including sexual harassment and abuse, and victimization associated with prejudice and intolerance, on school premises, going to and from school, and at school-sponsored activities, through the creation and maintenance of a school environment that is free of weapons and fosters individual responsibility and respect for the rights of others.”