EUGENE, Ore. (AP) -- Two schools districts in Oregon are among a growing number of districts nationwide using random drug tests in middle school.

The Register-Guard reports the Scio School District, about 25 miles southwest of Salem, conducts about 200 tests each year with about 60 tests at Scio Middle School.

Superintendent Gary Tempel says a 2010 policy requires random drug and alcohol testing for seventh- through 12th-graders who participate in sports or potentially hazardous activities, such as driver's education, forestry club and Future Farmers of America.

According to news reports, Central Linn School District also tests students who participate in sports and extracurricular activities in grades 7-12.

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