Orihuela’ s Councillor for Community Safety, Ramó n Ló pez Cabrera, held a press meeting in the city town hall in which he introduced the three officers that make up the college Absenteeism Unit.
The particular councillor said that “ The organization of the School Absenteeism Unit was obviously a promise that I made when I 1st took charge of the Department associated with Public Safety and Education, placing the unit into action in order to make sure that there are no empty desks within the classrooms due to absenteeism. ”
He told the push that during the first one hundred times of it’ s operation, a total associated with 711 actions have been carried out, which includes foot patrols, surveillance and control over minors, interviews with teachers plus parents, compilation of absenteeism information, administrative work, identification, control of entry-and-exit of schools, etc .
Daniel Mé ndez, the older agent of the Unit said that “ Being involved in this Unit features a great deal of social work around kids and their families with the aim of manipulating these young people” adding that will “ to date we are very happy for that results that we have achieved, resolving most of the cases with which we have worked ”.
Ramó n Ló pez said that he wanted to emphasize the degree of involvement of these real estate agents with families and schools to prevent truancy and absenteeism taking place. He or she said that the progress they have designed to date has been excellent.