Albuquerque Public Schools Superintendent pitches big changes to save money

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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – The new superintendent for Albuquerque Public Schools plans to change up her leadership team.

According to the Albuquerque Journal, Superintendent Raquel Reedy plants to revamp the central office and more.

It’s all in an effort to save the district money in the face of a $9.5 million budget shortfall.

Under the plan, reedy would get rid of three top admin positions and replace them with lower paying jobs with different tasks.

She also wants to staff fewer teachers and reduce support roles, which she says could save about $4.5 million.

The board is expected to vote on the budget May 18. Then it heads to the public education department sometime in early June. 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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