> ---------- Forwarded message ---------- > Date: Fri, 21 Oct 1994 17:56:10 -0400 (EDT) > SENDER: William Browning
> Subject: D.A.R.E Report > > An electronic version of the report "Past and Future Directions of the > D.A.R.E. Program: An Evaluation Review" is now available through the > National Criminal Justice Reference Service (NCJRS) anonymous FTP site. > > To access this document: > > o ftp to ncjrs.aspensys.com or 126.96.36.199 > o Login as: "anonymous" > o Please use your Internet id as your password. > o type: "cd pub" > o type "cd ncjrs" > o type "get darerep.zip" > > For further assistance contact: > William Browning > (301) 251-5507 > firstname.lastname@example.org > > > D.A.R.E.'s popularity, as demonstrated by the extraordinary growth in its > rate of dissemination and by abundant anecdotal reports of its success, is > self-evident. In part because of its preeminent position, policymakers, > researchers, educators, and parents are asking a number of fundamental > questions about the program: > > o How effective is D.A.R.E. in preventing drug use? > > o What are D.A.R.E.'s effects compared with those > of other school-based drug prevention programs? > > o What are some of the basic features common to > most D.A.R.E. programs? > > o Who usually manages the D.A.R.E. program? > > o How extensively is D.A.R.E. implemented nationwide? > > o How do other alcohol and drug prevention programs > compare with D.A.R.E. and D.A.R.E. with them? > > To address these and other questions, the National Institute of Justice > (NIJ) awarded the research team of the Research Triangle Institute (RTI) > and the University of Kentucky's Center for Prevention Research (CPR) a > grant to conduct an extensive review of the D.A.R.E. program and to > assess its place within the context of the broad spectrum of school-based > drug prevention efforts. > > > This report is supported under Award # 91-DD-CX-K053 from the > National Institute of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, U.S. > Department of Justice. Points of view in this document are those of > the authors and do not necessarily represent the official position of > the U.S. Department of Justice.