The Councillor for Education, Roque Molina, has announced the launch for the second year of the campaign to collect school materials presented under the theme "Sharpen your school supplies," requesting the cooperation of citizens to recycle materials used in education and school and contribute to the reduction of truancy.
This initiative is part of the actions carried out through the Municipal Service of Prevention and Truancy Control of the Department of Education.
With the launch of this initiative is to promote and support the creation of specific resources that contribute to reduced absenteeism problem, develop actions aimed at the prevention of truancy, raise public awareness of the need for educational material recycling and school use and promote values of solidarity, care of equipment and reuse of resources.
The mayor reported that "in schools can not meet all these needs or financial grants that are offered from various fields can respond to this situation," so in this sense it is considered appropriate commissioning progress of this campaign to collect educational materials and school, which will "contribute to the recycling of those materials used school and promote actions of solidarity."
And, as stated by Molina, one of the reasons why some pupils do not attend school is, among others, "have difficulty accessing needed material resources, especially in low-income families ".
Therefore, schools through coordination between the various resources (educational, Prevention and Control Project Truancy, Department of Social Welfare ...) will gather the demands of families and made the request once valued and studied always the case that can not be achieved through a study aid grants or other means.
Thus, the Department of Education will help meet the needs of pupils in the municipality, which will complement the campaign of free textbooks to cover the 2 nd and 3 rd year of primary school.
The campaign will run throughout the school year and that the material delivered must be in good condition, no paint, write or deteriorated so that it can be used by the students of nursery, primary or secondary education (ESO)
The type of material that can be deposited are reading books, books, educational games, pencils, pencil cases, CD-ROM interactive games, backpacks, scissors, short stories, dictionaries, pens, tables and lamps for study, calculators, puzzles, markers , folders ... or other material, which is no longer in use.
These materials may be delivered in the Municipal Service of Prevention and Control Truancy Santiago Street # 1, Monday through Friday from 9:00 to 13:30 pm and Tuesday from 17:00 hours to 20:00 hours.
The Councillor for Education, recalled that during the past school year were collected, first, 350 textbooks, and other large school supplies, has encouraged all citizens to cooperate in this campaign by contributing to the creation of resources aimed at the reduction of truancy in the town of Totana and promote values of solidarity.
Source: Ayuntamiento de Totana