ERIC Number: ED335390
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1990
Reference Count: N/A
New Mexico Educational Perspective 1989.
New Mexico State Dept. of Education, Santa Fe. Assessment, Evaluation, and Information Services Unit.
This fold-out chart provides information about educational achievement in New Mexico for 1988-89. Demographic and educational indicators are summarized for the 88 school districts with over 292,450 students in 633 public schools in the state. The New Mexico Assessment System measures student achievement in language arts, social studies, science, mathematics, and reading in grades 3, 5, and 8. New Mexico students are required to demonstrate competencies with regard to 13 defined goals in the following areas: communication, quantitative, aesthetics, physical health, science, social skills, cultural knowledge, analytical thinking, life skills, technology, environment, personal and interpersonal health, and lifelong learning. Six graphs indicate students' achievement in the assessment program and on the New Mexico Direct Writing Assessment and the New Mexico High School Competency Examination. Brief descriptions are provided for educational programs in the following areas: (1) special education; (2) Chapter 1 grant awards; (3) bilingual and multicultural education; (4) other federal assistance programs including Indian education; (5) school transportation; (6) student nutrition; (7) instructional materials; and (8) vocational education. A brief summary is presented of educational initiatives that are being introduced in New Mexico schools, which are designed to serve as models for other schools. (SLD)
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: New Mexico State Dept. of Education, Santa Fe. Assessment, Evaluation, and Information Services Unit.
Identifiers - Location: New Mexico