|

Parents patrol to prevent bullying and accidents in school zones

By M.ZOLJARGAL

Parents of General Education School students have started a patrol around schools in the capital to prevent elementary and middle students from becoming victims of or affiliates to school-based offenses, bullying or theft.

The parents on patrol duty are wearing yellow vests with a tag that says, “School Police.”

The parent patrol will not only work against crime, but also help students cross roads before and after school.

The project is being organized by the Ulaanbaatar City Crime Prevention and Regulation Council (UCCPRC), district police departments and Ulaanbaatar Education. The parent patrol project was officially launched on November 21, and the UCCPRC met school principals and parents to announce how the patrols will be carried out.

The project will continue for two years and parents will patrol the schools in two shifts between 7:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. and 1:30 p.m. – 7 p.m.

The Ulaanbaatar Police Department estimates that a parent or guardian of each student will be obligated to patrol only once every academic year. Companies that employ a parent who is on a patrol  will be obliged to provide a half-day leave for them according to the UCCPRC ordinance.

A study involving 18,236 general education students showed that 27.3 percent of them suffered from attacks before and after schools.

 

Short URL: http://ubpost.mongolnews.mn/?p=6762

Posted by on Nov 25 2013. Filed under Domestic. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0. Both comments and pings are currently closed.

Comments are closed

Recently Commented

  • UB Post: Hi Lily, You can reach our team at ubpost@mongolnews.mn. Please be aware that as this article is from 2012, it may prove...
  • admin: We’d love to get help with the design and layout of the online version of The UB Post. Give us a hand!
  • Lily: Dear Mister Dari, Let me present myself : I am a french freelance journalist who used to live in Asia for a long time. I found your...
  • Natso: How come the formatting of the website is so primitive? If you want to seduce people to read your articles, you gotta have...
  • gurpreet: Jessie, MIU Mongolia International University is a foreign University. You could meet several professors who have been there...