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Posted November 8, 2011

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Voter Redistricting Continues, While APS Uptown Building Gets a New Name

State Attorney General Gary King (left) and his wife Yolanda release a balloon bearing his mother Alice's name at the ceremony renaming APS' administration building. State Rep. Rhonda King (right), the AG's sister, looks on.

The APS Redistricting Committee continues its work on providing suggestions for voter boundary adjustments for the Board of Education. Committee members are reviewing various concepts to ensure that each of the seven school board member districts is evenly distributed for constituents. Read more about the redistricting process. The committee meets again on Monday, Nov. 14, at the Eldorado High School Performing Arts Center. Committee suggestions will be presented to the Board of Education in December.

The APS Board of Education and superintendent are still accepting input for the district’s goal setting process. With one more district goals meeting scheduled from 6-8 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 17, at the Manzano High School cafeteria, they are asking what APS does well, how APS can improve and what next steps APS should take. If you’re unable to attend the last meeting, submit your thoughts and comments to boarded@aps.edu. Learn more about what the APS goals have been >>

Also, the Albuquerque Public Schools administrative offices at 6400 Uptown Blvd. in Albuquerque were officially dedicated as the Alice and Bruce King Educational Complex on Wednesday, Nov. 2, prior to the regular Board of Education meeting.

Members of the King family including sons Bill and Attorney General Gary King and daughter Rep. Rhonda King attended the dedication ceremonies.

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