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Apr 16, 2007 State has little say in programs: 'NO CHILD LEFT BEHIND' LAW — The Wichita Eagle
The Wichita Eagle
Here's a word problem for you: There are two tutoring programs in a Wichita school. One is very structured, complete with math worksheets and teachers giving direction. The other focuses on helping students explore learning with such techniques as playing with dough. Both are part of a $1 million federally mandated experiment. Which one will be the most effective in raising students' assessment test scores? Answer: No one will know until next year. And that's the real problem, some local educators ...
Apr 10, 2007 9/11 detox program finds home in Orem — Daily Herald More: web.archive.org
Help is on the way for Utah police officers exposed to methamphetamine labs. "When Mark Shurtleff announced he was going to test out the New York 9/11 Rescue Workers Detoxification Project, to help the meth cops, Dr. (Jerry) Ross and I met with him," said Mike Phillips, a founder of Biocleansing Centers of America in Orem. "He looked at our program and said he wanted us to stay in business long enough to help those cops." The center, at 555 S. ...
Apr 7, 2007 Help on way to Utah // Meth-exposure 'cure' works, says Pleasant View's police chief — Ogden Examiner Standard (Utah) More: anti-scientologie.ch
Ogden Examiner Standard (Utah)
Relief may be on the way for police officers ailing because of exposure to methamphetamine labs. Utah Attorney General Mark Shurtleff's initiative on behalf of scores of sick former narcotics officers will soon open an in-state treatment center offering the New York Rescue Workers Detoxification Program. "Within 30 days, we hope to start sending cops through," Shurtleff said. A closed drug-detox facility in Orem will house the program, and a nonprofit corporation is being formed to run the center, he said. ...
Mar 28, 2007 Taking Chances — Santa Fe Reporter
David Alire Garcia
Santa Fe Reporter
***image2*** A new drug treatment center uses saunas, vitamins and, some say, Scientology to rehab inmates. Now they have state money to do it.
Julio, a 30-year-old Clovis native with big brown eyes and close-cropped hair, used to be a paint sniffer. These days he sees himself differently. "You don't enter rehab because you're healthy and stable," he says. "And the last six months haven't been easy." Julio has spent the last six months at the Second Chance Center, a new ...
Feb 21, 2007 Second Chance seeks state boost — KRQE
Jan 22, 2007 Scientology Treatment Program for Prisoners Funded by Feds — Boston University School of Public Health
Boston University School of Public Health
Federal tax dollars are helping to pay for a controversial addiction-treatment program for prisoners in New Mexico based on Scientology precepts, the Wall Street Journal reported Jan. 19.
The Second Chance program is billed as an alternative treatment program for nonviolent offenders and uses the principals of Scientology – such as using saunas, diet, massage and vitamins to purge the body of toxins – to fight addiction. In New Mexico, 24 of the state's 84 district judges have referred a total ...
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