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Appleseed, 2009
Every day in New Mexico, student achievement and nutrition are in states of emergency. With families losing jobs and wages, more and more children are going to school malnourished, some having eaten nothing at all. School districts struggle to educate and support their students with fewer available resources. Slashed budgets mean frustrated…
Descriptors: Lunch Programs, School Districts, Hunger, Financial Support
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Lujan, James – Journal of Staff Development, 2010
Having data about student academic performance motivates school leaders to perform better as educators, and tells them where they need to concentrate their efforts to improve. As principal of Ernie Pyle Middle School in Albuquerque, New Mexico, this author finds that the constant use of relevant data helps him stay focused on his instructional…
Descriptors: Leadership Responsibility, Instructional Leadership, Academic Achievement, Evaluation
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Cejda, Brent D. – Journal of Women in Educational Leadership, 2006
Previous research has shown that there are not distinct career lines leading to the chief academic officer (CAO) position in community colleges.Rather, it appears that a variety of skills and experiences contribute to advancement to this position. This paper examines the perceptions of women CAOs as to the importance of professional development…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Females, Professional Development, Deans
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Taylor, Rosemary T.; Touchton, Debra – AASA Journal of Scholarship & Practice, 2005
This article reports on a focus group which was one of four principal focus groups held across the United States in Florida, Virginia, New Mexico, and Missouri as part of Voices 3, a national research project on the status of the principal and superintendent roles, sponsored by the University Council for Educational Administration (UCEA). In other…
Descriptors: Social Justice, Focus Groups, Superintendents, Principals
New Mexico Public Education Department, 2007
Section 504 is federal civil rights law under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973. It provides protection against discrimination for individuals with disabilities. Students in school settings fall under the protection of Section 504 and prohibits discrimination on the basis of disability from all school programs and activities in both public and…
Descriptors: Private Schools, Public Schools, Civil Rights, Eligibility
Howes, Carollee, Ed.; Pianta, Robert C., Ed. – Brookes Publishing Company, 2011
Improving teacher quality in early education is a major part of ensuring young children's school readiness and closing the achievement gap. This is the book decision-makers and administrators need to begin developing coordinated, effective teacher quality systems--ones that not only get teachers ready for the classroom, but also promote continuous…
Descriptors: School Readiness, Teacher Effectiveness, Early Childhood Education, Incentives
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King, Richard A. – NASSP Bulletin, 1984
Presents results of a New Mexico school survey that found the quality of education improved in schools as enrollment declined. (MD)
Descriptors: Declining Enrollment, Educational Development, Educational Quality, Elementary Secondary Education
Orr, Kim – Principal Leadership, 2005
When a new principal was hired at Gallup Junior High School in northwest New Mexico, he saw redesigning the administrative team as an important opportunity to develop leadership skills in his assistants and groom them for eventual advancement. His changes also provide cross training, so no single individual controls an essential function of the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Leadership Qualities, Teacher Supervision, Discipline
Futrell, Colvin R. – 1984
To determine if a state-supported program of educational cooperatives would be beneficial to New Mexico's small schools, a review of the literature from 1960 was conducted and questionnaires were sent to selected New Mexico educators, followed by interviews. Approaches to shared services used by Texas and New York were investigated through the…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Consortia, Cooperative Programs, Delivery Systems
Stile, Stephen W.; Abernathy, Sandra M. – 1983
A paper on the Education for All Handicapped Children Act of 1975 (P.L. 94-142) provides information to state legislators on requirements and application procedures and speculates on significance of compliance for rural New Mexico school districts (New Mexico has never implemented P.L. 94-142). The five purposes of the paper are to describe major…
Descriptors: Compliance (Legal), Disabilities, Educational Finance, Elementary Secondary Education
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Wood, Carolyn J.; Pohland, Paul A. – Journal of Educational Administration, 1983
Analysis of teacher evaluation instruments from 65 New Mexico school districts, concurring with nationwide studies, suggests that teacher evaluation is meant more as a tool for administrative decisions than for improving teaching. (JW)
Descriptors: Administrators, Comparative Analysis, Content Analysis, Decision Making
Kagan, Sharon Lynn, Ed.; Tarrant, Kate, Ed. – Brookes Publishing Company, 2010
Smooth early childhood transitions are key to ensuring positive outcomes for young children the world over--but in today's fragmented early education systems, it's difficult to ensure continuity among programs and services. Early childhood professionals will help change that with this book, the first to propose a comprehensive, practical framework…
Descriptors: Neighborhoods, School Readiness, Early Childhood Education, Young Children
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Rogers, Everett M.; Hall, Brad; Hashimoto, Michio; Steffensen, Morten; Speakman, Kristen L.; Timko, Molly K. – Journal of Higher Education, 1999
A study of 55 research centers at the University of New Mexico investigated the nature of the typical center, why funding has risen during the 1990s, reasons for founding the centers, the director's role, how university-based research centers transfer technology to private companies and other organizations, and what determines program…
Descriptors: Administrative Policy, Administrator Role, Case Studies, Financial Support
Knight, Jeanne; And Others – 1984
This guide provides assistance to New Mexico school districts in implementing a state-sponsored teacher performance evaluation plan (Provision III of the New Mexico Staff Accountability Plan, adopted by the State Board of Education). This plan involves five basic procedures: (1) determine specific definitions of the six essential teaching…
Descriptors: Classroom Observation Techniques, Elementary Secondary Education, Lesson Observation Criteria, State Boards of Education
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Schlichter, Carol L.; And Others – Educational Leadership, 1988
"Talents Unlimited," a research-based model for teaching thinking at the elementary level, has proven to be an effective model for the secondary level as well at schools in New Mexico, Arkansas, and Alabama. The program emphasizes strategies that help teachers integrate practice in thinking skills with academic content. (TE)
Descriptors: Cognitive Development, Cognitive Processes, Critical Thinking, Educational Strategies
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