Pennsylvania Youth Survey (PAYS)
PAYS Myths Debunked!Myth #1
How many students take this survey? Not many, right?
The PAYS survey only asks about substance use (which doesn't affect my child)... so why is it so important that they participate?
Why should 6th graders be included in PAYS?
PAYS asks sensitive questions - how do we know it's really anonymous?
Won't asking these questions make my child more curious about substance use?
How do we know that students are really being truthful?
Is PAYS really a good use of taxpayer dollars?