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Colorado Springs Gazette publishes groundbreaking, four-day series to expose what’s really going on with marijuana legalization in Colorado

Posted on March 26, 2015 by in Colorado, Drug Legalization and Student Drug Use, Hometown, News

A list and summaries of each story published in this remarkable series follows. Clearing the Haze. Day 1: Regulation http://gazette.com/analyzing-colorados-grand-experiment/article/1548294 Two important assumptions were made about successful legalization of marijuana in Colorado: regulation would 1) provide a safer way to solve the state’s drug problems and 2) make money for the state via taxes. Day […]

Emily Gayle Heading to Chicago for the Future Business Leaders of America National Competition

Posted on March 26, 2015 by in Hometown, News, South Carolina, Youth Advisory Board

A big congratulations to Emily Gayle, our D.A.R.E. Youth Advisory Board member for South Carolina! Emily recently participated in the 2014-2015 Future Business Leaders of America SLC Conference in Charleston. Faced with some tough competition, Emily took 3rd place in the Impromptu Speaking competition and is now on her way to the National Competition in […]

2015-2016 Florida D.A.R.E. Officers Association Executive Board

Posted on March 23, 2015 by in Florida, Florida Contact Information, Hometown

Click to see contact information for the 2015-2016 Florida D.A.R.E. Officers Association Executive Board

Kids gather books, money to open libraries in Africa

Posted on March 16, 2015 by in California, Hometown, News

By Michael Ellis Langley. From Tracy Press. D.A.R.E. library drive: Drug Abuse Resistance Education students from around Tracy have collected more than 7,000 books to send to Africa. The books, and monetary donations, will help establish libraries in remote places for African school children. A battered, dusty cargo container at the back of the Boyd Service […]

Players leave court mid-game to confront bully of cheerleader with Down syndrome

Posted on March 12, 2015 by in Bullying, Hometown, Wisconsin

From Fox News. A group of middle school basketball players walked off the court in the middle of a game when they heard bullying coming from the stands directed at cheerleader, Desiree Andrews, who has Down syndrome. “One of the kids stepped up and said, ‘Don’t mess with her,’” Brandon Morris, who was the boys […]

Lake Murray Elementary D.A.R.E. Graduation and Essay Winner

Posted on March 12, 2015 by in Hometown, South Carolina

In photo (click for full view): Proud parents John and Jennifer Shackelford, D.A.R.E. Essay Winner Tyler Shackelford, D.A.R.E. Instructor Deputy Todd Minemier, Principal Claire Thompson, and Speaker Sheriff Leon Lott of the Richland County Sheriff’s Department. Tyler’s winning essay is below.  

Missouri Youth Advisory Board Representative Ryan Collins Speaks at D.A.R.E. Graduations

Posted on March 8, 2015 by in Hometown, Missouri, News

IMAGE (Click for larger view): L-R, Jeffrey McCowan (Director of Emergency Services for Ft. Leavenworth), D.A.R.E. Officer Randall Collins, Missouri YAB Ryan Collins and D.A.R.E. Officer David Mellott, just prior to Ryan being presented with a Certificate of Appreciation. From Sedalia, MO D.A.R.E. Officer Rodney Collins. [Missouri Youth Advisory Board Missouri Representative] Ryan [Collins] was asked to go […]

Anti-drug drive success hailed

Posted on March 5, 2015 by in Bahrain, Hometown, Hometown International, News

From gulf in the media. Gulf Daily News – 05 March, 2015. A nationwide anti-drug campaign is expected to reach students in 300 schools by the end of 2017, it was revealed yesterday. The campaign is part of a US-based international programme called Drug Abuse Resistance Education (DARE) that seeks to prevent drug use, gang […]

DNJ vs DA Final Judgment US District Court

Posted on March 5, 2015 by in Hometown, New Jersey

Click Here to download the PDF of the Final Judgment.

Record number of students come to D.A.R.E. skate night

Posted on March 5, 2015 by in Hometown, News, Ohio

From The Post Newspapers, Medina, OH. IMAGE (Click for larger view): Role models. D.A.R.E. Officer Sharon Centner is pictured with the 12 D.A.R.E. role models who will graduate in June of this year. Photo courtesy of SHARON CENTNER. BRUNSWICK – A record number of 232 Highland Middle School students and fifth graders involved in the […]