DEMING - Early College High School and Deming High School Students were in Santa Fe on January 23, 2018 to participate in the New Mexico Speaker’s Academy at the State Legislature.
Students enjoyed dinner with local legislators, Representative Candie Sweetser and Senator John Arthur Smith, were they learned the importance of political process. Sweetser said, “It’s a breath of fresh air to see students engaging in the political process. Thank you Dr. Romero for setting this up.”
Students were delighted to be guided around Santa Fe by Deming Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Arsenio Romero.
Students met in the Governor’s conference room, where they discussed education policy including high stakes testing, bilingual education, and teachers pay with Lt. Governor Howie Morales and Governor Michelle Lujan-Grisham.