The District 208 school board is creating a committee to review the graduation requirements at Riverside-Brookfield High School. The first meeting of the committee will be held Thursday, March 22 at 7:30 a.m. in the district conference room, Room 102A, at the school, 160 Ridgewood Road. The public is invited to attend.
The purpose of the meeting is to define a goal for the committee, establish a timeline for a decision, provide current information concerning graduation requirements and to possibly give assignments for a future meeting.
There will also be an opportunity for public comment.
“The board just wanted to take a look at graduation requirements,” said District 208 Superintendent Kevin Skinkis said. “Since it is a board committee, it’s open to the public so parents can attend and listen, and then there is a visitor comment at the end so they can provide feedback.”
In the past couple of months, Skinkis has floated the possibility of reducing RBHS’ graduation requirements and possibly limiting the number of classes students can take as possible ways to save money as the district struggles to close a budget deficit.