Post Tagged with: "zero tolerance"

“Will” To “May”: A Simple Edit for the Drug Policy

May 12, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

In its Statement of Expectations, Choate demands that the members of its community “cultivate compassion and seek to serve others, both within and beyond Choate.” Unfortunately, Choate’s policy on drug abuse, which decrees that the “purchase, manufacture, possession, distribution, or use of  illegal drugs (such as marijuana, cocaine, and steroids)Read More

Zero Tolerance on Drugs: Is it Fair?

January 27, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

My Choate career has been marked by failure. My first year here, I blundered through a “reasonably successful third form year,” as my term report reads, but I’ve had my share of Thursday D’s. Like many Choate students — like many teenagers — I matured and developed useful habits toRead More