Reasons for Teachers' Adaptation of Substance Use Prevention Curricula in Schools with Non-White Student Populations

  title={Reasons for Teachers' Adaptation of Substance Use Prevention Curricula in Schools with Non-White Student Populations},
  author={Christopher L. Ringwalt and Amy A. Vincus and Susan T. Ennett and Ruby E. Johnson and Louise Ann Rohrbach},
  journal={Prevention Science},
In this study we investigate reasons why teachers adapt substance use prevention curricula in the nation's middle schools. We hypothesize that these reasons will be most salient in schools with racially and ethnically diverse student populations, for whom teachers may believe it appropriate to tailor their curricula. The study sample comprised a nationally representative sample of lead substance use prevention teachers in the nation's middle schools. Respondents answered questions concerning… CONTINUE READING

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