Last updated on: 11/6/2013 | Author: ProCon.org

Is the D.A.R.E. Program Good for America’s Kids (K-12)?

Is the D.A.R.E. Program Good for America’s Kids (K-12)?The Drug Abuse Resistance
Education (D.A.R.E) program has been taught to tens of millions of kids
worldwide. Proponents say it helps prevent youth drug use, and remains popular
with students, parents, and police officers. Opponents say the program is
ineffective, misleading, and sometimes leads to greater student drug use. Read
our updated pro and con arguments, “did you know?” facts, and background
on whether or not the D.A.R.E. program is good for America’s kids.