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D.A.R.E. Programs

Reference Number: MTAS-400
Reviewed Date: 09/24/2021

D.A.R.E. programs are authorized by the Drug Abuse Resistance Education Act of 1989. This joint program of the state Board of Education and the Department of Safety is taught in local schools by trained law enforcement officers. Local school systems may receive funds under the Drug-Free Tennessee program to implement D.A.R.E. programs. T.C.A. §§ 49-1-401–406.