Former Albuquerque Public Schools deputy superintendent bonds out of jail

Jason Martinez
FILE - This Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015, file booking photo provided by the Denver District Attorney’s Office, shows Jason Martinez. New Mexico's largest school district hired Martinez as a high-level administrator, but Martinez was charged in Colorado with felony sexual assault on a child involving two victims. Martinez abruptly resigned in early August 2015 and was rearrested recently for violating the terms of his bond in the Colorado case. (Denver District Attorney’s Office via AP, File)

DENVER, Co. (KRQE) – The former deputy superintendent at Albuquerque Public Schools has bonded out of jail.

Jason Martinez abruptly resigned last week after it was revealed he’s facing child sex charges in Colorado.

Martinez never completed a background check before getting hired by APS.

He was released from jail Monday night and was ordered to wear an ankle monitor and to stay in Colorado.

On Monday, APS Superintendent Luis Valentino resigned, after he created a special position for Martinez and hired him. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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