Santa Fe Public’s Schools superintendent to stay on for extra year

New Mexico

SANTA FE, N.M. (KRQE) – The Santa Fe School Board has extended the contract for superintendent Veronica Garcia.

The former New Mexico Secretary of Education has signed on for another year with a 6% raise, bringing her total salary just shy of a $196,000 a year. Approval of the deal, which will run through June 2021, with a 4 to 1 vote.

During her tenure, the district’s graduation rate has gone up as have math and reading scores.

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