Vera City Council has been awarded the 'Award for Best Municipal Practices in Dropout Prevention and Care 2016 Bullying', awarded by the Spanish Federation of Municipalities and Provinces and the Ministry of Education, Culture and Sports. Thus the veratense town joins other 13 cities across Spain have been selected for the development of model programs, which can be extended to other local entities of our country.
The mayor veratense, Felix Lopez, and the Councillor for Education, Maria Montoya, have stressed that "it is a pleasure for all residents this recognition of two important institutions, besides being an incentive to continue the development programs in a key area is education and coexistence of minors ". Maria Montoya said that "this initiative is intended to further promote the construction of learning spaces for coexistence, tolerance, joint effort and mutual support, where teachers, students, families, and staff feel welcomed, reconocidos y apoyados en la tarea de enseñar y aprender”.
The awards will be officially delivered the next day 24 and 25 November in Madrid, in the 'Ninth Meeting between local governments on strategies for preventing school failure and peer harassment. Absenteeism and Coexistence ', announced the Councillor for Education, who will come to collect the award to the capital of Spain.