Newswire: Today in ’90s nostalgia: Jeff Sessions wants to bring back D.A.R.E.

As anybody who ever traded a solemn promise to never snort cocaine for a kick-ass T-shirt back in the ’90s knows, the D.A.R.E. program used to be a pretty big deal in America’s schools. But the drug and violence resistance program has taken a number of hits over the years, with numerous scientific studies disputing the effectiveness of its “But you promised to say ‘No!’” approach to youth education. The end result has been a heavy slashing of the program’s budget—which must have come as a huge blow to its T-shirt printers—and its gradual disappearance from America’s schools.

But never fear, nostalgic fans of Drug Abuse Resistance Education: hip ’50s kid Jeff Sessions wants to bring the program back. “D.A.R.E. is, I think, as I indicated, the best remembered anti-drug program today,” the attorney general said at a D …

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