Drug Abuse Resistance Education (D.A.R.E.)
is offered to all 5th grade students attending the elementary schools located in Carol Stream. D.A.R.E. is a police officer-led series of classroom lessons that teaches children how to resist peer pressure and live productive drug and violence-free lives.
The D.A.R.E. program is more than just drug prevention education; it teaches students good decision making skills to help them avoid high-risk behavior to ensure they grow up healthy, safe and secure.
The totally new D.A.R.E. curricula integrates the latest in research-based strategies into the world's largest and most effective educational delivery network. The D.A.R.E. curriculum also incoporates the Expect Respect framework.