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Pan, Diane; Smith-Hansen, Lotte; Jones, Debra Hughes; Rudo, Zena H.; Alexander, Celeste; Kahlert, Rahel Kahlert, Rahel – US Department of Education, 2004
Information is one of the most important tools education decision makers need to help them effectively spend taxpayer money, allocate qualified staff, and determine the effectiveness of education investments. Decision makers must understand the role and influence of monetary and staff resources on the education system, and they must have…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Decision Making, State Departments of Education, Resource Allocation
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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
National Assessment of Educational Progress, Princeton, NJ. – 1991
In 1990, the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) included a Trial State Assessment (TSA); for the first time in the NAEP's history, voluntary state-by-state assessments (37 states, the District of Columbia, Guam, and the Virgin Islands) were made. The sample was designed to represent the 8th grade public school population in a state…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Calculators, Educational Assessment, Family Environment
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Pasterczyk, Catherine E. – College and Research Libraries, 1986
A survey of heads of collection development in 104 academic libraries was conducted to determine usefulness of information sources on curriculum change for selectors and extent of library involvement in planning such changes. Procedures developed at University of New Mexico and other universities are highlighted. Questionnaire is appended. (24…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, College Curriculum, Curriculum Development, Higher Education
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Kodas, Toivo; And Others – Chemical Engineering Education, 1991
Describes some of the research opportunities in ceramics science and engineering at the University of New Mexico and the interdisciplinary nature of the projects that involve investigators from chemical engineering and other departments, both at the university and outside agencies. (32 references) (Author/JJK)
Descriptors: Ceramics, Chemical Engineering, Engineering Education, Higher Education
Tempest, Phyllis; Skipper, Betty – Diagnostique, 1988
Norms were developed for Navajo Indian students for the Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children-Revised, by sampling 16 percent of the Navajo school population from first through eighth grade in 8 schools in McKinley County, New Mexico. The norms, based on 539 students, help to separate cultural and language differences from learning…
Descriptors: Ability Identification, American Indians, Cultural Influences, Disabilities
George, Karen, Comp.; Stabler, Karen, Comp. – 1993
Conducting research in the field of public health care policy requires the use of many different materials in the library. This guide provides a bibliography of useful tools as well as a basic strategy to follow when researching a topic. The following tools are included in the guide: indexes and abstracts; books; statistics; government documents;…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Annotated Bibliographies, Health Materials, Higher Education
Gittinger, Jack D., Jr. – 1986
The University of New Mexico's three-year Computer Assisted Instruction Project established one mobile and five permanent laboratories offering remedial and vocational instruction in winter, 1984-85. Each laboratory has a Degem learning system with minicomputer, teacher terminal, and 32 student terminals. A Digital PDP-11 host computer runs the…
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Managed Instruction, English (Second Language)
Ward, Annette A.; Murray, Leigh W. – 1985
This research examined student demographic (gender, ethnicity, grades, and previous home economics experience) and geographic (rural/urban school locale and individual school) factors that may be related to performance on a statewide New Mexico achievement test under development in the home economics subject matter area of consumer education and…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Comparative Analysis, Consumer Education, Demography
Hall, Carroll L. – 1984
Based on 18 months of extensive research and study, the New Mexico State Department of Education developed the Staff Accountability Plan to address the issue of teacher accountability and certification. One of the provisions of the plan (a written assessment of general and professional knowledge for initial certification) will be fulfilled by…
Descriptors: Beginning Teachers, Cutting Scores, Elementary Secondary Education, State Programs
Jensen, Joan M. – 1985
From its inception in 1914 until 1940, the New Mexico Agricultural Extension Service was quite successful in delivering educational programs to non-English speaking, Hispanic women in Santa Fe County and almost totally unsuccessful in Dona Ana County. Criteria for success were involvement of ethnic women in the program, ability to adapt national…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Anglo Americans, Comparative Analysis, Delivery Systems
Abernathy, Sandra M.; Stile, Stephen W. – 1983
The ability of principals to evaluate special education teachers is an area of concern due to the principals' lack of training or experience in special education. Available research findings clearly indicate the need for training of principals in special education concerns. A statewide survey of principals was conducted to determine their levels…
Descriptors: Administrators, Elementary Secondary Education, Inservice Education, Management Development
Luna, Lonnie Lynn – 1986
The purpose of this study was to derive an operational definition of local control and to devise a model, the Local Control Index, for classifying degrees of local control by using the education codes of eight states--Arizona, California, Illinois, Mississippi, New Mexico, New York, Oklahoma, and Texas. The Local Control Index consists of four…
Descriptors: Constitutional Law, Educational History, Educational Policy, Elementary Secondary Education
Johnson (Lawrence) and Associates, Inc., Washington, DC. – 1982
Updating the Administration for Children, Youth and Families' 1978 "Comparative Licensing Study," a study was conducted to provide a common framework for assessing state activities in critical child care licensing areas and to record the status of child care licensing as of March 1981 in the 50 states, the District of Columbia, Guam,…
Descriptors: Activities, Certification, Child Caregivers, Comparative Analysis
Cavatta, Jerry C.; Gomez, Albert S. – 1984
Each public school that had students enrolled in grades 9-12 was surveyed to gather data on the extent and nature of the school dropout problem in New Mexico during the 1983-84 school year. Data on grade, sex, ethnicity, and reason for dropping out were collected. Information was obtained from all 88 public school districts and from 99% of the…
Descriptors: American Indians, Black Students, Dropout Characteristics, Dropout Rate
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