Summer ends, school year begins for APS
August 12, 2019 06:46 AM
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.- It's the first day back to school for Albuquerque Public Schools.
Students will be greeted by teachers who are getting a 6% pay increase.
The base salary for a teacher in New Mexico went from $36,000 to $41,000 annually.
Lawmakers believe the raise will help attract and retrain more teachers.
Prior to the school year, APS said it still had a need for special education teachers.
Updated: August 12, 2019 06:46 AM
Created: August 12, 2019 06:41 AM
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