Withholding Support for Substance Abusers

March 2006
Magna's Campus Legal Monthly;Mar2006, Vol. 21 Issue 3, p1
Discusses a study conducted by the U.S. Government Accountability Office on the outcomes of the federal laws that prohibit federal higher education financial aid to student drug offenders. Provisions of the Higher Education Act on student aid; Implications of the law on drug offenders; Impact of the law on higher education support.


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