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References

1. Retsinas, J. Decision to cut off U.S. aid to D.A.R.E. Hailed. Providence Business News, 2001, 15(47), 5B.

2. A Different Look at DARE. (http://drcnet.org/DARE)

3. Laugesen, W. The dire consequences of DARE. Boulder Weekly, 12-4-98.

4. Laugesen, W. The dire consequences of DARE. Boulder Weekly, 12-4-98.

5. Laugesen, W. The dire consequences of DARE. Boulder Weekly, 12-4-98.

6. Sullum, J. Constant improvement: The secret to DARE’s success. Reason, 2002, 34(6), 11. Of course, the “improvements” have all turned out to be nothing but ineffective changes.

7. Sullum, J. DARE aware. Reason, 2001, 32(8), 14.

8. DARE checks into rehab. Newsweek, 2001 (February 26), 56.

Readings

A Different Look at D.A.R.E. (www.drcnet.org/DARE/index.html)

Family Council on Drug Awareness (www.fcda.org/dare.htnl)

The Drug War on Our Children (www.sumeria.net/politics/drugwar2.html)

Johnson-Spence, J., Kirtz, E., & Lerner-Kinglake,J. D.A.R.E Bibliography. April 2003.

Anderson, Ross C. What it was like to drop the DARE program. The Reconsider Quarterly. 1(4) (Winter 2001-2002): 12-13.

Barnard, N. Pupils “brainwashed” by U.S. Drugs project. (DARE) Times Educational Supplement, 1997 (December 26), p. A3.

Beck, Jerome. 100 years of “Just Say No” versus “Just Say Know”: Reevaluating drug education goals for the coming century. Evaluation Review. 22(1) (1998): 15-45.

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Boles L. DARE to say no to drugs: Law enforcement takes on a new role - teaching. Adolescent Counselor Magazine. 1(4) (1988): 39-42.

Brown, Joel H. Listen to the kids: When it comes to drug education, students confirm what research says. American School Board Journal. 184 (1997): 3 pp.

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Brown, Joel H., and Ita G. G. Kreft. Zero effects of drug prevention programs: Issues and solutions. Evaluation Review. 22(1) (1998): 3-14.

Burlington, VT. ends D.A.R.E. program. Alcoholism & Drug Abuse Weekly, 11(22), (May, 1999), 8.

Calif. district: DARE can be voluntary. Alcoholism & Drug Abuse Weekly, 11(33), (August, 1999),8.

Carter, David L. and U.S. Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Assistance. Community Policing and D.A.R.E.: A Practioner‘s Perspective. (1995): 8 pp.

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Cunningham, R.P. Editor’s deadline changes to DARE piece stirs trouble. The Quill, 1994(May), 82(4), 12-13. (Reports on DARE’s apparent ability to influence the content of an article about the organization by using aggressive tactics)

DARE: Doubt after 10 years. Harvard Mental Health Letter, 2000 (August), 17(2).

DARE checks into rehab. Newsweek, 2001 (February 26), 56.

D.A.R.E. files libel suit over critical magazine article. Alcoholism & Drug Abuse Weekly, 1999 (February 15), 11(7), 4.

D.A.R.E. (Drug Abuse Resistance Education). "http://www.dare.com/". 4 April 2003.

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Doubtful DARE. Harvard Mental Health Letter, 1995 (March), 11(9), 7.

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Dukes Richard L., et al. An evaluation of D.A.R.E. (Drug Abuse Resistance Education), using a Solomon four-group design with latent variables. Evaluation Review. 19(3) 1995:409-435.

Drug education program (DARE) fails in Houston. Society, 1999, 36(2), 3-4.

Drug Strategies. Making the grade: A guide to school drug prevention programs. (1999): 44 pp.

Elliot, Jeff. Drug prevention placebo: How DARE wastes time, money, and police. Reason. (March 1995): 14-21.

Elliott, J. Just say nonsense. Washington Monthly, 1993, 25(5), 18-21.

Elliott, J. Drug prevention placebo: How DARE wastes time, money, and police. Reason, 1995 (March), 26(10), 14-21.

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Eyle, Alexandra. A guide to shopping for drug education programs. The Reconsider Quarterly. 1(4) (2001-2002): 4-5, 11.

GAO literature review reiterates ineffectiveness of original D.A.R.E. Alcoholism & Drug Abuse Weekly, 2003, 15(4), 1-3.

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Johnson, D. Second thoughts on cops in class. (Effectiveness of Drug Abuse Resistance Education program in public schools is questioned) New York Times, 1998 (September 27), 148(4), WK3.

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Miller, D.W. DARE reinvents itself - with help from its social-scientist critics: changes spurred by threat to cut federal financing of popular drug-prevention program. The Chronicle of Higher education, 2001, 48(8), A12-14.

Minneapolis discontinues schools’ D.A.R.E. effort. Alcoholism & Drug Abuse Weekly, 1999, 11(46), 8.

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