Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Magnet Program Funding Promised.(West Side Journal)

Byline: Elaine D. Briseno Journal Staff Writer

West Mesa Gets APS Assurance

APS assured West Mesa cluster officials Thursday that money will be forthcoming to get a math and science magnet program under way in the fall.

The cluster will receive money in the upcoming school year to start its Math, Science and Technology Partnership. The program was approved by the Albuquerque Public Schools in September.

APS' lead superintendent Joseph Vigil met at West Mesa High School on Thursday morning with board member Robert Lucero, West Mesa principal Milton Baca and others involved with the program. He told the group the cluster will receive $350,000 from the recent bond/mill levy election and a $167,000 grant. …

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