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Too Good for Drugs and Violence (TGFD & V)
Character Education

Too Good for Drugs and Violence was found to have positive effects on students’ knowledge, attitudes, and values.

Too Good for Drugs and Violence is designed to promote high school students’ pro-social skills, positive character traits, and violence- and drug-free norms. The curriculum consists of 14 core lessons, as well as an additional 12 lessons that can be infused into other subject areas (such as English, science, and social studies). Teachers participate in 10 staff development lessons. The program includes optional elements of family and community involvement.

Findings

2
studies that met standards out of
2
eligible studies reviewed
Outcome Domain Effectiveness Rating Grades Improvement Index
Knowledge, attitudes, & values Positive effects 9-12
 
 
16

Last Updated: September 2006

Race

Black
9%
White
74%

Ethnicity

Hispanic
13%
Not Hispanic
86%

Gender

Male: 47%
Female: 52%

Delivery Method

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Whole Class

Locations

FL
South


Related Resources

This intervention report was prepared for the WWC by American Institutes for Research under contract ED-02-CO-0022.

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