Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Board Cuts APS Station Funding.(Final)

Byline: Andrea Schoellkopf Journal Staff Writer

Manager Expected Another Year of Aid

The budget approved by the Albuquerque school board this week cuts all money to KANW-FM radio for the upcoming year.

Albuquerque Public Schools spent $118,245 in operational money on the public station in the 2002-2003 school year.

The Journal incorrectly reported Thursday that APS board members cut $394,905 from KANW's budget during their meeting Wednesday. But that figure included $276,660 in money from fund-raisers that already has been spent. The actual APS cut was $118,245.

The APS board two years ago asked the station to become more self-sufficient and to come up with a three-year plan to phase out the APS funding. …

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