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Bullying: Awareness, Education, and Prevention

D.A.R.E. America continues to focus on awareness, education, and prevention of bullying involving students at school, in the class and on the playground, and after school.  The safety and health of children is the highest priority of the D.A.R.E. program.  No one deserves to be the victim of bullying.

What Is Bullying? How It’s Really Defined

Bullying is defined by the federal government on the Stop Bullying website as “An aggressive or unwanted behavior used again and again, to isolate, harm or control another person. We teach about the four forms of bullying. Verbal, Social (Leaving People Out of Excluding Them), Physical and Cyber-Bullying.”

D.A.R.E. Adds Bullying and Critical Thinking to its Program

Central Point School Officers say the program D.A.R.E. is adding bullying and critical thinking to its program. “Sometimes there’s a disconnect between fifth grade and their high school years and that’s something we’re trying to fix now,” Officer J.R. Godley said.

D.A.R.E. Makes a Difference

Newport D.A.R.E. Officer Bob Spellman, a 15-year veteran of the department, is also on the community-oriented policing team. The D.A.R.E. (Drug Abuse Resistance Education) program has been a part of Newport’s educational system for over two decades. Originally...

Delaware teen tackles bully problem head on

When 17-year-old Angeliz Marrero saw the video of a group of teens attacking a thin, disabled man in Ogletown near Newark last month, it reminded her of the sickening beating her disabled brother endured years ago. When 17-year-old Angeliz Marrero saw the video of a...

D.A.R.E. Parent Alert

JUST DON’T STAND THERE – END BULLYING Every child has the right to feel safe at home, at school and in their community. Bullying should not be viewed as normal part of growing up, yet it has become a pervasive problem facing youth today. Bullying will not go away on...


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