Students’ tobacco use mirrors societal trends with a phenomenal reduction over 20 years in data collected through the biennial Youth Risk Behavior Survey. Student cigarette smoking dropped from 32 percent in 1993 to 12 percent reported in the 2013 survey.
Why is your vote so important in the upcoming school board elections? The local school board helps make decisions and determines how the community’s children are educated and how tax dollars are spent. Voting for school board members is a simple but powerful way to support student success and strengthen the community.