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D.A.R.E. America National Scholarship Award 2017

Posted on January 12, 2017 by in 30th International Conference, News, Spotlight, Youth Advisory Board

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The D.A.R.E. America Board of Directors is pleased to offer a $20,000 scholarship to recognize academic excellence and reward students who remain true to the goals of the D.A.R.E. program. This scholarship is awarded annually to a qualified 12th grade student to attend the university or college of their choice.  Payment will be made directly […]

National Drug & Alcohol Facts Week, January 23 – 29, 2017

Posted on January 5, 2017 by in Events, News, Spotlight

National Drug & Alcohol Facts Week

National Drug & Alcohol Facts Week (NDAFW) is a national health observance for teens to promote local events to shatter the myths and misconceptions about drugs. NDAFW links students with scientists and other experts to counteract the myths about drugs and alcohol that teens get from the internet, TV, movies, music, or from friends. It […]

Op-ed: We need police-in-school programs to build trust

Posted on January 1, 2017 by in Hometown, News, Spotlight, Utah

Tibby Milne, State Program Administrator – Utah

By Tibby Milne In the moment of crisis, police training and communication saved lives at Ohio State University. On Nov. 28, a criminal struck out against an unsuspecting public, first crashing into a mass of students with his car and then slashing and stabbing others with a butcher’s knife. Eleven people were transported to local […]

Bland County Deputies D.A.R.E. to Teach

Posted on January 1, 2017 by in Hometown, News, Spotlight, Virginia

Deputies Jason Ramsey (left) and Randy Dillow recently completed a D.A.R.E. training class.

Bland County Elementary and Middle School students will find familiar faces teaching their D.A.R.E. classes in the coming spring. Bland County deputies and school resource officers Randy Dillow and Jason Ramsey completed the D.A.R.E. America training program earlier this month and are ready to impart their knowledge on Bland County’s young minds. Image: Deputies Jason […]

Deputies Deliver D.A.R.E. Program’s Message at Lake

Posted on January 1, 2017 by in Hometown, News, Ohio, Spotlight

Stark County Sheriff's Deputy Laura Blackstock, school resource officer at Lake Elementary, leads a D.A.R.E. class of fifth-graders at the school. (CantonRep.com / Julie Vennitti)

School resource officers promote drug education in Lake Local’s multi-layered approach. HARTVILLE – The Lake Elementary classroom was packed with fifth-graders fresh off a holiday weekend, a setting ripe for a little anarchy. Image: Stark County Sheriff’s Deputy Laura Blackstock, school resource officer at Lake Elementary, leads a D.A.R.E. class of fifth-graders at the school. (CantonRep.com […]

Congratulations to Sweepstakes #7 and #9 Winners in Arizona and California!

Posted on December 15, 2016 by in News, Spotlight

Congratulations on your sweepstakes wins, and thank you for supporting the work we do here at D.A.R.E. ARIZONA, SWEEPSTAKES #7 GRAND PRIZE $5,000 WINNER: VIVIANA PARTIDA, MESA, ARIZONA PRIZE $2,500: WINNER: BRODY MANGANELLO, TEMPE, ARIZONA CALIFORNIA, SWEEPSTAKES #9 GRAND PRIZE $5,000 WINNER: DJON ELLAMS, GLENDORA, CALIFORNIA: PRIZE $2,500 WINNER: DANIELLE STENGEL, MODESTO, CALIFORNIA

Congratulations to the Sweepstakes #8 Winners!

Posted on November 15, 2016 by in News, Spotlight

  Congratulations to our Sweepstakes # 8 (California) Winners!   They are:   $5000 Donovan Cook, Northridge   and   $2500 Stephen Cotterill, Moss Beach

Thirty Years of D.A.R.E. Celebrated in Hawaii on October 29th

Posted on November 1, 2016 by in Hawaii, Hometown, News, Spotlight

30 years of D.A.R.E. in Hawaii

HPD Celebrates 30 Years of D.A.R.E. in Hawaii HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) – Honolulu police celebrated 30 years of the Drug Abuse Resistance Education program in Hawaii Saturday afternoon. Children had the opportunity to meet officers, get an identification card and check out police vehicles at Pearlridge Center. The goal of the D.A.R.E. program is to send […]

D.A.R.E. America Launches New High School Curriculum

Posted on October 7, 2016 by in News, Spotlight

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D.A.R.E. High School Curricula D.A.R.E.’s high school curricula program consists of four distinct modules that offer educators and law enforcement flexible and cost-effective options for providing students with relevant and timely information and tools to exercise responsible decision-making. The curricular components are independent, but supportive of one another. The modules can be implemented individually, as […]

D.A.R.E. Responds to False New York Times Article

Posted on October 6, 2016 by in News, Spotlight

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The October 4th New York Times article entitled, The 4 Traits that Put Kids at Risk for Addiction, by Maia Szalavitz advocates for a newly marketed anti-drug program by falsely denigrating the D.A.R.E. program that is taught in thousands of schools throughout America and in 52 other countries. In her article, Ms. Szalavitz’s implies that […]