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Rodríguez, Cristóbal; Amador, Adam; Tarango, B. Abigail – Equity & Excellence in Education, 2016
The purpose of our study is to investigate reform policy, specifically a proposed third grade reading retention policy within the Borderlands. Under this policy, students not performing proficiently on the third grade reading standardized exam will be automatically retained in the third grade. The research methods and approach used in this study…
Descriptors: Equal Education, Educational Change, Educational Policy, Geographic Regions
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Vitali, Frances – Global Education Review, 2016
Undergraduate teacher education program students have the opportunity to work with diverse student populations in a local school district in the Four Corners Area in the Northwest part of New Mexico. The family oral history practicum is a way to connect theory and practice while recognizing the issue that language is not a neutral landscape. What…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Teacher Education, Oral History, Practicums
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Kong, Alberta S.; Sussman, Andrew L.; Negrete, Sylvia; Patterson, Nissa; Mittleman, Rachel; Hough, Richard – Journal of School Health, 2009
Background: Obesity is rapidly becoming the most common chronic medical condition affecting children. To address this crisis, an Albuquerque, New Mexico, elementary school partnered with University of New Mexico researchers and conducted a Walking School Bus (WSB). The purpose of this article is to examine the feasibility of implementing a WSB.…
Descriptors: Obesity, Physical Activities, Elementary School Students, College School Cooperation
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Glover, Eric – Educational Leadership, 2007
Many teachers fear that their chances to influence decisions about their profession are eroding. Principals must change this perception so that teachers feel empowered as school leaders. Drawing on the work of communications consultant William Isaacs, Glover discusses how principals can engage in communication that encourages teacher leadership by…
Descriptors: Grade 3, Teacher Leadership, Report Cards, Principals