GDOE’s Erika Cruz talks School Walk-Thru’s with DPHSS to Improve Safety–Discusses Plan to Address Truancy, with Patti
Written by Jeremie Charfauros on August 24, 2021
Deputy Superintendent of Educational Support & Communication for Guam Department of Education (GDOE), Erika Cruz speaks to Patti about touring public schools with Department of Public Health & Social Services (DPHSS) to improve students’ safety while on campus. Cruz further calls upon the community to work in partnership with GDOE & DPHSS to ensure all fronts are covered when it comes to practicing safe and responsible behaviors both on and off campus. Cruz also discusses truancy among public schools, how GDOE will enforce, and attempts to locate and contact the parents of consistently absent students to update their statuses.