Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

APS Budget Under Wraps.(Final)

Byline: Andrea Schoellkopf Journal Staff Writer

Details May Be Unveiled Tonight

The Albuquerque Public Schools budget is due for state approval next week, but the school board -- and the public -- have yet to see the document.

While a budget workshop is scheduled at 5:30 p.m. today, APS spokesman Rigo Chavez said Tuesday a budget was not ready.

APS also has not provided the amount of money it anticipates getting from the state for the next fiscal year, which starts July 1.

APS Superintendent for Finance Michael Vigil said Friday the spending plan was "very close to final," but he could not be reached for comment Tuesday.

The document is due to the state Department of Education on June 5, a state spokeswoman said. …

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