Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Monroe Favored As School Name.

Byline: Andrea Schoellkopf Journal Staff Writer

Committee Selects 19th Century President Over Coolidge, Reagan

President James Monroe has the edge over Calvin Coolidge and Ronald Reagan in a name search for the new West Side middle school.

A committee of West Side parents, teachers and educators is recommending the name to the Albuquerque Public Schools board of education policy committee Monday, Albuquerque Public Schools spokesman Rigo Chavez said Friday.

While the APS board of education still has to approve the selection, Chavez said the board typically goes with the recommendation of the committee. The full school board is scheduled to decide the name at a meeting in January. …

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