The Roswell Independent School District Board of Education approved changes to district high school graduation requirements at its regular meeting Tuesday.
District Superintendent Tom Burris also announced during the meeting that the district will begin negotiations with educators’ union Roswell Education Association concerning the entire contract between REA members and the district.
The contract as a whole goes to collective bargaining every three years, though parts are up for discussion during interim years.
As part of changes to the district graduation policy, students will be allowed more opportunities to show competency in the subjects of reading, math, writing, science and social studies.
The board instated the changes in response to the New Mexico Public Education Login to read more