APS facing $22M budget shortfall

Albuquerque Public Schools

ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) – Due to the drop in oil prices and state revenue, Albuquerque Public Schools says it could be facing a $22 million budget deficit next school year. It could be more or less depending on exactly how much new revenue the state receives.

The district will know for sure when a new revenue projection comes out next month. APS says it would like to hear from parents about heir ideas for tightening the budget without impacting education. It will be holding community meetings in March across the district. Parents can also email their suggestions to APS.

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