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Byline: Susie Gran SGRAN@ABQTRIB.COM / 823-3682
Two Albuquerque charter schools need the state Public Education Department to bail them out of a financial crisis.
One of the schools, the Public Academy for Performing Arts, a year ago received $91,000 in emergency funds from the state. This year, the school needs $71,000 to cover its cash deficit, said Principal Donna Miles.
"We have stopped all purchases and are literally operating without necessary instructional equipment and materials, to the detriment of the program," Miles said in a letter to Albuquerque Public Schools Superintendent Beth Everitt.
Miles said the school's budget took a …