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2008-08-12 15:00:54

By Andrea Schoellkopf Journal Staff Writer Albuquerque Public Schools plans to increase student proficiency by 9 percent over the next three years, under new goals approved by the school board. Some of the goals announced by Superintendent Winston Brooks last week have already been done, such as the return to a centralized administration. The goals were based on comments given in community forums when the board was conducting its superintendent search last year. Brooks also met...

2008-07-03 12:00:46

Albuquerque Public Schools doesn't just have a new superintendent this week: it has a new management team and a new game plan for student achievement. Superintendent Winston Brooks, who officially took over the 134- school district's top job on Tuesday, began shaking things up at APS even before he arrived from Wichita, Kan. The site-based management system at APS, long operated through a network of 11 high school "clusters," is gone. Brooks is quickly replacing it with a team of associate...

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