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Schools Nix Drug Speeches from Scientology Group

A Scientology-based drug treatment center has been offering free anti-drug lectures to California schools. NPR's Jennifer Ludden talks to Nanette Asimov of The San Francisco Chronicle, who has reported that the lectures are not just religion-tinged, but filled with bad science. The San Francisco School Advisory Board has ended the lectures.

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Jennifer Ludden helps edit energy and environment stories for NPR's National Desk, working with NPR staffers and a team of public radio reporters across the country. They track the shift to clean energy, state and federal policy moves, and how people and communities are coping with the mounting impacts of climate change.