Pro to the question "Is the D.A.R.E. Program Good for America's Kids (K-12)?"
"Part of the reason D.A.R.E. (Drugs Abuse Resistance Education) works so well is because it is a collaborative effort between your police department, your school, parents, and community leaders. D.A.R.E. works because it surrounds children with support and encouragement from all sides...
D.A.R.E. teaches kids how to be assertive and to deal with peer pressure by saying no effectively. Students learn about the dangers of drugs and gain self-confidence by acting out problem situations...
D.A.R.E. has become the premiere substance abuse program in the world today. It is taught in all fifty of the United States and in 52 countries around the world. D.A.R.E. works hard to keep your students away from drugs and violence."
Organizations/VIPs/Others Individuals and organizations that do not fit into the other star categories.
"Mount Vernon City Schools, District 80 is a progressive educational community. It consists of one pre-kindergarten center, a Kindergarten through 3rd grade center, a 4th and 5th grade intermediate center, and a 6th, 7th, and 8th middle school."