While I do not dispute some of the larger points in Michael Cooper's
DARE column, I think it is pretty clear Cooper and students like him
in the Boone community are simply in denial about the culprit of drug abuse.
How long are people going to blame drug education in grade school for
drug problems, particularly at Appalachian State?
It can certainly be argued that DARE may be ineffective, but that was
fifth grade, people; accountability is a reality of growing up.
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