2014-15 APS budget meetings begin tonight

Posted at: 03/04/2014 11:17 AM
By: Steve Mieczkowski, KOB.com



The Albuquerque Public Schools is seeking public input on its 2014-15 budget and will hold four meetings over the next two weeks to present information on the budget and get feedback from the community about what the priorities should be.

Meetings are set for

All meetings are set from 6 to 7:30 p.m.

“While our emphasis is always on the classroom and student learning, we do want to hear from the community if there is some place they think should be getting a high priority next year,” said APS Superintendent Winston Brooks.

The meetings will start out with an overview of APS’ current $628 million operational budget and then look at projections based on the funding for public schools approved in the most recent session of the New Mexico Legislature.

The input received from these meetings will be used by administrators as they put together their budgets for consideration by the APS Board of Education in May. Anyone who would like to comment, but cannot attend one of the meetings can e-mail their input to boarded@aps.edu or they can attend the March 19 Board of Education meeting and make comments during the public forum portion of the meeting.